Definition of Star-of-bethlehem

1. Noun. Any of several perennial plants of the genus Ornithogalum native to the Mediterranean and having star-shaped flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Star-of-bethlehem

stapling machine
stapped
stapping
stapple
stapples
staps
star
star(p)
star-blind
star-crossed
star-duckweed
star-forming
star-glory
star-leaf begonia
star-nosed mole
star-of-Bethlehem
star-shaped
star-struck
star-studded
star-thistle
star anise
star aniseed
star anises
star apple
star apples
star begonia
star chamber
star chart
star charts
star cloud

Literary usage of Star-of-bethlehem

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Only a miraculous phenomenon could have been the Star of Bethlehem. It was like the miraculous pillar of fire which stood in the camp by night during ..."

2. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"the Star of Bethlehem! HERBERT KNOWLES. [1798-1827.3 LINES -WRITTEN IN RICHMOND CHURCHYARD, YORKSHIRE. " It is good for us to be here; if thou wilt, ..."

3. Kettell, Samuel: Specimens of American Poetry by Samuel Kettell (1829)
"... The radiant star of peace would rise, And dews of grace, at evening's shade, His spirit nurture for the skies. THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM, WHEN night her ..."

4. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"Thus the " fiery Trygon " was identified with the star of Bethlehem. ... Deep horror then my vitals froze; It was the Star of Bethlehem! " It was my guide, ..."

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