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Part of speech: noun
Origin: Greek, late 16th century
1a prominent pattern or group of stars, typically having a popular name but smaller than a constellation
2A group of three asterisks (⁂) drawing attention to following text.
Examples of Asterism in a sentence
“Eagle-eyed astronomers will easily be able to pick out several asterisms tonight.” “I saw a flashing light to the left of that asterism.”