l) KEY ADJECTIVE:
- Of, relating to, emanating from, or resembling the stars.
- Biology Of, relating to, or shaped like the mitotic aster; star-shaped.
- Of or relating to a supersensible body believed by theosophists to coexist with and survive the death of the human physical body: an astral body; astral projection.
Late Latin astrlis
, from Latin astrum
, from Greek astron
; see ster-3
in Indo-European rootsOTHER FORMS:astral·ly(Adverb)