star-of-Bethlehem

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star–of–Beth·le·hem

noun \-ˈbeth-li-ˌhem, -lē-(h)əm\

Definition of STAR-OF-BETHLEHEM

:  any of various Old World bulbous herbs (genus Ornithogalum) of the lily family with basal leaves resembling grass; especially :  one (O. umbellatum) with white star-shaped flowers that is naturalized in the eastern United States

First Known Use of STAR-OF-BETHLEHEM

1573

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