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[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.
Star of Bethlehem
the star that guided the Magi to the manger of the infant Jesus in Bethlehem. Matt. 2:1–10.
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
Star of Bethlehem
the star that is supposed to have appeared above Bethlehem at the birth of Christ


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