Sunday, 19 August 2012

Entry: stelliformism (n.)

In context: "This scholarly essays concurs in many essential respects with the thesis that Canadian and other non American Root Cults, in contrast to all but what Phelps and Phelps argue are isolated packets of antihistorical American stelliformism, persist so queerly in directing their reverent fealty toward principles..."

Definition: A Wallace neologism.  From stelliform (adj.):   Shaped like a star; existing in the form of star-shaped crystals.


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 1058

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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