noun \a-ˈstir-ē-ə\

Definition of ASTERIA

:  a gemstone cut to show asterism

Origin of ASTERIA

Latin, a precious stone, from Greek, feminine of asterios starry, from aster-, astēr
First Known Use: 1903


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