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Asterismus (mineralogy)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin asterismus, from aster + -ismus or from Ancient Greek ἀστερισμός (asterismós), this from ἀστήρ (astḗr) and -ισμός (-ismós).

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NounEdit

Asterismus m (genitive Asterismus, plural Asterismen)

  1. (astronomy) constellation, asterism (group of stars)
    Synonym: Sternbild
  2. (mineralogy) asterism

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