stellify

transitive verb
stel·​li·​fy | \ ˈsteləˌfī \
-ed/-ing/-es

Definition of stellify

: to turn into or as if into a star : place among the stars : glorify therefore deserves to be stellified by British astronomers— John Ruskin

History and Etymology for stellify

Middle English stellifien, from Middle French stellifier, from Medieval Latin stellificare, from Latin stella star + -ificare -ify

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“Stellify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stellify. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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