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  1. (constellation) A small group of stars that forms a visible pattern but is not an official constellation.
  2. A star-shaped figure exhibited by some crystals by reflected light (as in a star sapphire) or by transmitted light (as in some mica).
  3. A rarely used typographical symbol (â, three asterisks arranged in a triangle), used to call attention to a passage or to separate sub-chapters in a book.
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