Definition of earthstar in English:

earthstar

Line breaks: earth|star
Pronunciation: /ˈəːθstɑː
 
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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

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Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: nēˈätn-ē
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal