stella

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

stella ‎(plural stellae)

  1. (botany) A star-shaped structure.
    • 1939 June, Reed C. Rollins, “Studies in the Genus Lesquerella”, in American Journal of Botany, volume 26:
      Plants of this collection are several decimeters taller; the pedicels are more remote in the inforescence; the stellae are larger and form a less dense cover on plant parts, and the siliques are slightly larger than in the usual form of the species.
    • 1997 July, Maria de Fátima Agra & Michael Nee, “A new species of Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum (Solanaceae) from northeastern Brazil”, in Brittonia, volume 49:
      Stems and young branches terete, viscid, densely ferruginous-tomentose with sessile to short-stalked pauciradiate stellae bearing greatly prolonged 4-6-celled midpoints, these 0.1-0.2 cm long, gland-tipped, strongly armed with ferruginous laterally compressed prickles, these broad-based and sparsely glandular in the basal quarter.
    • 2008 December, Fang Chen & XiPing Dong, “The internal structure of Early Cambrian fossil embryo Olivooides revealed in the light of synchrotron X-ray tomographic microscopy”, in Chinese Science Bulletin, volume 53:
      The morphological and statistic analyses are also given to the stellae structure of Olivooides and Punctatus, which indicates that this structure is a result of adaptive evolu- tion to a lifestyle of fast-attaching after hatching, probably with the function of mucilage secretion.

Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stella, from Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

stella ‎(plural stellas)

  1. star

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stēlla, from Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstel.la/, [ˈs̪t̪el̺.l̺a]
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  • Hyphenation: stél‧la

Noun[edit]

stella f ‎(plural stelle)

  1. a star

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

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Noun[edit]

stēlla f ‎(genitive stēllae); first declension

  1. star
  2. planet

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stēlla stēllae
genitive stēllae stēllārum
dative stēllae stēllīs
accusative stēllam stēllās
ablative stēllā stēllīs
vocative stēlla stēllae

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stella, from Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

stella f ‎(oblique plural stellas, nominative singular stella, nominative plural stellas)

  1. star

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Tarantino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stella, from Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

stella

  1. star