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  • n. A six-pointed star whose rays are wavy, as opposed to the straight lines of a mullet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A six-pointed star whose rays are wavy, instead of straight like those of a mullet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, like a star.
  • n. In heraldry, a star, usually having six points, and then distinguished from the mullet in having the rays wavy instead of straight.

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  • Down deep in the cold benthic moil
    Young starfish ambitiously toil,
    Each with its schemes
    For fulfilling dreams
    Of becoming a famous estoile.

    April 16, 2015