[stahr-uh v-beth-lee-uh m, -li-hem] /ˈstɑr əvˈbɛθ li əm, -lɪˌhɛm/
noun, plural stars-of-Bethlehem.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Ornithogalum, of the lily family, having grasslike leaves and clusters of white flowers.
Also called starflower. a Eurasian liliaceous plant, Ornithogalum umbellatum, naturalized in the eastern US, having narrow leaves and starlike white flowers
any of several similar and related plants
noun, Astronomy. 1. the solstice on or about June 21st that marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. summer solstice noun 1. the time at which the sun is at its northernmost point in the sky (southernmost point in the S hemisphere), appearing at noon at its highest altitude above the horizon. It […]
- Summer sores
plural noun 1. (vet science) a condition of horses in which itchy lesions are caused by infestation of wounds with Habronema larvae from flies
noun 1. any of several squashes of the variety Cucurbita pepo melopepo, that mature in the late summer or early autumn and are used as a vegetable in an unripe state, before the rind and seeds become hard.
noun 1. the production of plays, musical comedy, etc., during the summer, especially in a suburban or resort area, often by a repertory company. 2. summer theaters collectively or their productions: Summer stock usually begins about June 1.