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Any of various plants having star-shaped flowers or flower heads, such as an aster or a stitchwort.
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1. (Plants) any of several plants with star-shaped flowers, esp the stitchwort
2. (Plants) water starwort any of several aquatic plants of the genus Callitriche, having a star-shaped rosette of floating leaves: family Callitrichaceae
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|Noun||1.||starwort - low-growing north temperate herb having small white star-shaped flowers; named for its alleged ability to ease sharp pains in the side|
chickweed - any of various plants of the genus Stellaria
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