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English > 2 senses of the word aster:
NOUNplantasterany of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
bodyasterstar-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis
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English > aster: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers.
Member ofgenus Asterlarge genus of herbs widely cultivated for their daisylike flowers
NarrowerEastern silvery asterA variety of aster
Michaelmas daisy, New York aster, Aster novi-belgiiNorth American perennial herb having small autumn-blooming purple or pink or white flowers
New England aster, Aster novae-angliaeCommon perennial of eastern North America having showy purplish flowers
Schreiber's asterA variety of aster
Short's aster, Aster shortiiperennial of southeastern United States having usually blue flowers
Western silvery asterA variety of aster
annual salt-marsh asterA variety of aster
aromatic asterA variety of aster
arrow leaved asterA variety of aster
azure asterA variety of aster
bog asterA variety of aster
bushy aster, Aster dumosusStiff perennial of the eastern United States having small linear leaves and numerous tiny white flower heads
crooked-stemmed asterA variety of aster
flat-topped white asterA variety of aster
goldilocks, goldilocks aster, Aster linosyris, Linosyris vulgarisearly-flowering perennial of southern and southeastern Europe with flower heads resembling those of goldenrod
heath aster, Aster ericoidesCommon much-branched North American perennial with heathlike foliage and small starry white flowers
heath aster, Aster arenosusCommon North American perennial with heathlike foliage and small white flower heads
late purple asterA variety of aster
panicled asterA variety of aster
perennial salt marsh asterA variety of aster
prairie aster, Aster turbinellisviolet-flowered perennial aster of central United States having solitary heads
purple-stemmed asterA variety of aster
rough-leaved asterA variety of aster
rush asterA variety of aster
sea aster, sea starwort, Aster tripoliumA common European aster that grows in salt marshes
small white asterA variety of aster
smooth asterA variety of aster
southern asterA variety of aster
starved aster, calico asterA variety of aster
stiff aster, Aster linarifoliuswiry tufted perennial of the eastern United States with stiff erect rough stems, linear leaves and large violet flowers
tradescant's asterA variety of aster
upland white aster, Aster ptarmicoidestufted rigid North American perennial with loose clusters of white flowers
wavy-leaved asterA variety of aster
white prairie aster, Aster falcatusperennial of western North America having white flowers
whorled aster, Aster acuminatusNorth American perennial with apparently whorled leaves and showy white purple-tinged flowers
willow asterA variety of aster
wood asterAny of several asters of eastern North America usually growing in woods
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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English > aster: 2 senses > noun 2, body
Meaningstar-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis.
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
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