Star"wort` (?), n. Bot. (a)

Any plant of the genus Aster. See Aster.

(b)

A small plant of the genus Stellaria, having star-shaped flowers; star flower; chickweed.

Gray.

Water starwort, an aquatic plant (Callitriche verna) having some resemblance to chickweed. -- Yellow starwort, a plant of the genus Inula; elecampane.

 

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