blazing star

noun

Definition of blazing star

  1. 1 archaic :  comet

  2. 2 :  any of various plants having conspicuous flower clusters or star-shaped flowers: as a :  any of a genus (Liatris) of North American composite herbs with spikes of rosy-purple rayless flowers —called also button snakeroot b :  any of several North American rough-leaved herbs (genus Mentzelia of the family Losaceae)

15th Century

First Known Use of blazing star

15th century


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