earthstar: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ûrth'stär"), [key]
— n.
  1. a fungus of the genus Geaster, having an outer covering that splits into the form of a star.
  2. any of various bromeliads of the genus Cryptanthus, native to Brazil, having rosettes of stiff, prickly leaves.
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