Pronunciation: (in'stär), [key]
an insect in any one of its periods of postembryonic growth between molts.
Pronunciation: (in-stär'), [key]
—v.t., -starred, -star•ring.
1. to set with or as if with stars.
a. to place as a star.
b. to make a star of.
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