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quark star

[′kwärk ‚stär]
(astronomy)
A hypothetical star so dense that the nucleons have lost their identity and stability is derived from degenerate quarks.
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There may be many strangelets in the universe, existing independently of the quark stars that were able to produce them.
One such bizarre object is termed a strange quark star.