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Adjective: asteroid  'as-tu,royd
  1. Shaped like a star
    - star-shaped
Noun: asteroid  'as-tu,royd
  1. Any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)

Derived forms: asteroids

See also: angular, angulate

Type of: minor planet, planetoid

Encyclopedia: Asteroid