estoile

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English[edit]

estoile

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from Latin stēlla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

estoile ‎(plural estoiles)

  1. (heraldry) A six-pointed star whose rays are wavy, as opposed to the straight lines of a mullet.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Variations include the estoile of eight points, with four straight and four wavy rays, and the estoile of four points, or cross estoilé.

Anagrams[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French estoile, esteile, from Latin stēlla.

Noun[edit]

estoile f (plural estoiles)

  1. star

Descendants[edit]

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stēlla.

Noun[edit]

estoile f ‎(oblique plural estoiles, nominative singular estoile, nominative plural estoiles)

  1. star

Descendants[edit]

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