-aster

I
aff. a suffix used to form nouns denoting something that imperfectly resembles or mimics the true thing:
criticaster; poetaster[/ex]
Etymology: < L II
-aster
aff. a combining form with the meaning “star”:
cotoneaster[/ex]
Etymology: < Gk astḗr star; cf. astro-

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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