Definition of Star magnolia

1. Noun. Deciduous shrubby magnolia from Japan having fragrant white starlike flowers blooming before leaves unfold; grown as an ornamental in United States.

Exact synonyms: Magnolia Stellata
Generic synonyms: Magnolia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Star Magnolia

star crossed
star divination
star drill
star earthball
star fruit
star fruits
star height
star heights
star ipomoea
star jasmine
star jump
star jumps
star macromolecule
star macromolecules
star magnolia (current term)
star of the veldt
star picket
star polygon
star polygons
star polymer
star polymers
star ring
star rings
star sapphire
star saxifrage
star sedge
star sedges
star seed

Literary usage of Star magnolia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Roadsters and Trotting Horses: Being a Sketch of the Trotting by Henry T. Helm (1878)
"... by Star of Catskill, son of Star 2:2 Brown Dick, by son of star magnolia, by Magnolia, son of Star 2: Widow Machree 2:29 Bolly Lewis 2: Star, ..."

2. The Ideal Garden by Harry Higgott Thomas (1914)
"Then the star magnolia (Magnolia stellata), a deciduous (leaf-losing) shrub that bears a profusion of white flowers in March, is worth planting in a bed, ..."

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