- Pertaining to, coming from, or resembling, the stars; starry; starlike."Shines only with an astral luster." [I. Taylor.]"Some astral forms I must invoke by prayer." [Dryden.]
- [Biol] Of or pertaining to an aster; as, astral rays; astral sphere.
- [Theosophy] Consisting of, belonging to, or designating, a kind of supersensible substance alleged to be next above the tangible world in refinement; as, astral spirits; astral bodies of persons; astral current; the astral plane.
Etymology: L. astralis, fr. astrum star, Gr. �: cf. F. astral. See Star