asteria definition

  • noun:
    • Plural kind of asterion.
    • many different sapphire, perhaps not completely transparent, but showing, when cut round, a stellar opalescence in the direction of the straight axis associated with crystal. Also known as oculus cati.
    • Plural kind of asterion.
    • multiple sapphire, maybe not perfectly clear, but showing, when cut round, a stellar opalescence toward the straight axis associated with the crystal. Also called oculus cati.

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