noun as·te·ria \a-ˈstir-ē-ə\

Definition of asteria

  1. :  a gemstone cut to show asterism

Origin and Etymology of asteria

Latin, a precious stone, from Greek, feminine of asterios starry, from aster-, astēr

First Known Use: 1816

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