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See also: aster, áster, and -aster

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aster (star) because of the shape of its flowers, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr, star), named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).[1][2][3]

Proper nounEdit

Aster m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Asteraceae – the asters.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988.
  2. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  3. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aster (star)

Proper nounEdit

Aster ?

  1. A male given name

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aster (star)

 
The flower species Aster tataricus

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NounEdit

Aster f

  1. (botany) A taxonomic plant genus, within tribe Astereae - the asters.
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Proper nounEdit

Aster

  1. A male given name

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