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Starry

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starry

1. Abounding with stars; adorned with stars. Above the starry sky.

2. Consisting of, or proceeding from, the stars; stellar; stellary; as, starry light; starry flame. Do not Christians and heathens, jews and gentiles, poets and philosophers, unite in allowing the starry influence? (Sir W. Scott)

3. Shining like stars; sparkling; as, starry eyes.

4. Arranged in rays like those of a star; stellate.

(Science: zoology) Starry ray, a European skate (Raita radiata); so called from the stellate bases of the dorsal spines.