stellify

transitive verb stel·li·fy \ ˈsteləˌfī \

Definition of stellify

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

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Origin and Etymology of stellify

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


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