starn

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English sterne, starn, From Old Norse stjarna, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (star).

Noun[edit]

starn (plural starns)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) A star.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

starn (plural starns)

  1. (Britain, dialectal) The European starling.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for starn in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

starn (plural starnes)

  1. (chiefly Northern dialect) Alternative form of sterne

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English steorrne, sterrne, sterne, starne, from Old Norse stjarna, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (star).

Noun[edit]

starn (plural starns)

  1. star