Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of astre
Middle English aster, ayster, from Middle French astre, aistre hearth, from Medieval Latin astracus, ostracus pavement of potsherds, pavement, from Greek ostrakon pot, potsherd, hard shell
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up astre? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).