Asterismus

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German[edit]

Asterismus (mineralogy)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin asterismus, from aster + -ismus or from Ancient Greek ἀστερισμός (asterismós), this from ἀστήρ (astḗr) and -ισμός (-ismós).

Noun[edit]

Asterismus m (genitive Asterismus, plural Asterismen)

  1. (astronomy) constellation, asterism (group of stars)
    Synonyms: Sternbild
  2. (mineralogy) asterism

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