heofon-steorra, m.n: star. (HEH-ov-on-STEH-or-ra / ˈhɛɔ-vɔn-ˌstɛɔr-ra)

Medieval manuscript image of a man sitting contemplatively beside a tree and in the sky above is a crescent moon and a dozen or so stars; each star is a circle with eight disconnected lines radiating out from them.
Harley Psalter; England (Canterbury), first half of 11th century; British Library, Harley MS 603, f. 16v. [bl.uk]

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