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English noun: aster

1. aster (plant) any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers

Broader (hypernym)flower

Narrower (hyponym)annual salt-marsh aster, aromatic aster, arrow leaved aster, Aster acuminatus, Aster arenosus, Aster dumosus, Aster ericoides, Aster falcatus, Aster linarifolius, Aster linosyris, Aster novae-angliae, Aster novi-belgii, Aster ptarmicoides, Aster shortii, Aster tripolium, Aster turbinellis, azure aster, bog aster, bushy aster, calico aster, crooked-stemmed aster, Eastern silvery aster, flat-topped white aster, goldilocks, goldilocks aster, heath aster, heath aster, late purple aster, Linosyris vulgaris, Michaelmas daisy, New England aster, New York aster, panicled aster, perennial salt marsh aster, prairie aster, purple-stemmed aster, rough-leaved aster, rush aster, Schreiber's aster, sea aster, sea starwort, Short's aster, small white aster, smooth aster, southern aster, starved aster, stiff aster, tradescant's aster, upland white aster, wavy-leaved aster, Western silvery aster, white prairie aster, whorled aster, willow aster, wood aster

Member meronymgenus Aster

2. aster (body) star-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis

Broader (hypernym)anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

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