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aster , ĕris, m., = ἀστήρ.
I. A star, Macr. Somn. Scip. 1, 14.—
II. Esp.
A. Aster Atticus, the Italian starwort, aster: “Aster amellus, Linn.: aster ab aliquis bubonion appellatur,Plin. 27, 5, 19, § 36; App. Herb. 60.—
B. Aster Samius, a kind of Samian earth, whose nature and healing power are described in Plin. 35, 16, 53, § 191.
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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 27.36
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