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From dwarf + star. Compare West Frisian dwerchster (“dwarf star”), Dutch dwergster (“dwarf star”), German Zwergstern (“dwarf star”), Danish dværgstjerne (“dwarf star”), Swedish dvärgstjärna (“dwarf star”), Icelandic dvergstjarna (“dwarf star”).
- (astronomy) A star that is located in the main sequence in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram; fuses hydrogen into helium in its core.
- → Irish: abhacréalta (calque)
star that is a located in the main sequence