asteriated[as tir′ē āt′id]
- having radiate form; star-shaped
- Mineralogy having a structure that produces an asterism
Origin of asteriated; from Classical Greek asterios, starred (; from astēr, star)+ -at(e) + -ed
Origin of asteriatedFrom Greek asterios, starry, from astēr, star; see ster-3 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more asteriated, superlative most asteriated)
- Radiated, with diverging rays.
- an asteriated sapphire