Share this entry

Share this page

earthstar

Syllabification: earth·star
Pronunciation: /ˈərTHstär
 
/

Definition of earthstar in English:

noun

A brownish woodland fungus with a spherical spore-containing fruiting body surrounded by a fleshy star-shaped structure, found in both Eurasia and North America.
  • Family Geastraceae, class Gasteromycetes: Geastrum and other genera

Definition of earthstar in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day peart
Pronunciation: pɪət
adjective
lively; cheerful