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A barnstar.

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barnstar ‎(plural barnstars)

  1. A decorative painted object or image, often in the shape of a five-pointed star but occasionally in a circular “wagon wheel” style, used to adorn a barn.
  2. (Internet) An image posted on a wiki user's personal page by another user, as an informal award or form of recognition.
    • 2008, Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet - And How to Stop It (page 290)
      There are many different Wikipedia barnstars that connote different things.