Stelliform vs Constellate - What's the difference?

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Stelliform is a related term of constellate.


As an adjective stelliform

is shaped like a star.

As a verb constellate is

to combine as a cluster.

stelliform

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Shaped like a star.
  • constellate

    English

    Verb

  • To combine as a cluster.
  • To fit, adorn (as if) with constellations.
  • To (form a) cluster.
  • * 2013 , (Hilary Mantel), ‘Royal Bodies’, London Review of Books , 35.IV:
  • It’s no surprise that so much fiction constellates around the subject of Henry and his wives.
  • To shine with united radiance, or one general light.
  • * Boyle
  • The several things which engage our affections shine forth and constellate in God.