from The Century Dictionary.
- To turn into or cause to resemble a star; convert into a constellation; make glorious; glorify.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb Obs. or R. To turn into a star; to cause to appear like a star; to place among the stars, or in heaven.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb transitive, mythology To
transformfrom an earthlybody into a celestial body; to placein the skyas such
- verb transitive, astronomy To
turn intoa star.
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From Middle English stellifien, from Middle French stellifier, from Medieval Latin stellificare, itself from Latin stella ("star") + faciō ("make, do").
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whichbe commented on the word stellify
To turn into a star; place among the stars.
May 13, 2008
seanahan commented on the word stellify
This word sounds kind of cook, but I think that asterate sounds cooler.
May 14, 2008
starlightdarling commented on the word stellify
Wow. What a beautiful definition.
October 16, 2017