aster

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See also: Aster, áster, and -aster

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin aster, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr).

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Noun[edit]

aster (plural asters)

  1. (obsolete) A star.
  2. Any of several plants of the genus Aster; one of its flowers.
  3. (biology) A star-shaped structure formed during the mitosis of a cell.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English aster, from Latin aster, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: as‧ter

Noun[edit]

aster

  1. an aster; any of several plants of the genus Aster
  2. the flower of these plants

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin astēr, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr). Named after the flower's semblance to a star.

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aster f (plural asters, diminutive astertje n)

  1. aster, flowering plant of the genus Aster.
  2. A flower from this plant.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

aster m (plural asters)

  1. aster (flowering plant)

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr).

Noun[edit]

astēr m (genitive asteris); third declension

  1. A star
    Synonyms: astrum, stēlla, sīdus
  2. Aster amellus, the Italian starwort
Declension[edit]

Third declension, Greek type, nominative singular in -ēr.

Case Singular Plural
nominative astēr asterēs
genitive asteris asterum
dative asterī asteribus
accusative astera
asterem
asterēs
ablative astere asteribus
vocative astēr asterēs

Etymology 2[edit]

See astō

Verb[edit]

aster

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of astō

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Mauritian Creole[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French à cette heure (at this hour).

Adverb[edit]

aster

  1. now
  2. at this moment

Etymology 2[edit]

From French acheteur.

Noun[edit]

aster

  1. buyer