EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English sterne, starn, From Old Norse stjarna, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (star).

NounEdit

starn (plural starns)

  1. (Scotland, Northern England) A star.
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

starn (plural starns)

  1. (Britain, dialect) The European starling.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for starn in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

starn (plural starnes)

  1. (chiefly Northern dialect) Alternative form of sterne

ReferencesEdit


ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English steorrne, sterrne, sterne, starne, from Old Norse stjarna, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (star).

NounEdit

starn (plural starns)

  1. star