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earthstar


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Earthstar  \Earth"star`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  curious  fungus  of  the  genus  {Geaster},  in  which  the  outer 
  coating  splits  into  the  shape  of  a  star,  and  the  inner  one 
  forms  a  ball  containing  the  dustlike  spores. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  earthstar 
  n  :  any  fungus  of  the  family  Geastraceae;  in  form  suggesting  a 
  puffball  whose  outer  peridium  splits  into  the  shape  of  a 
  star 




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