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star-of-bethlehem

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a bulbous liliaceous plant (Ornithogalum umbellatum) having a small white starlike flower.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant of the genus Ornithogalum, particularly O. umbellatum: so called from its starlike flowers, which are pure-white within.
  • n. One of a few plants of other genera, as Stellaria Holostea and Hypericum calycinum.
  • n. See also Hypoxis and Gagea.
  • n. In Australia, a plant of the lily family, Cham├Žscilla corymbosa.
  • n. In Tasmania, Reya umbellata, an ornamental liliaceous plant having greenish-white flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several perennial plants of the genus Ornithogalum native to the Mediterranean and having star-shaped flowers

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Examples

  • This lovely wildflower is known as star-of-bethlehem.

    delicious

  • It's right by there that the star-of-bethlehem flowers are blooming.

    miscellany

  • In a similar manner young slender roots well anchored in the soil, at or near the close of the growing season, pull downward and outward large numbers of bulblets that form around a parent bulb of some kinds of leeks, tulips, star-of-bethlehem, globe hyacinth, and monkshood.

    Seed Dispersal

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