instellation

noun
in·​stel·​la·​tion | \ ˌinzˌteˈlāshən, ˌinˌste- \
plural -s

Definition of instellation

1 : a setting among the stars
2 : a turning into a star

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History and Etymology for instellation

in- entry 2 + Latin stella star + English -ation

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“Instellation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/instellation. Accessed 28 Mar. 2020.

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