evening star

noun

Definition of evening star 

1 : a bright planet (such as Venus) seen especially in the western sky at or after sunset

2 : a planet that rises before midnight

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With the city’s ordinances limiting streetlights, great views of the evening stars can be caught almost anywhere, but Kitt Peak National Observatory is still one of the best areas for star-gazing. Brian Sodoma, azcentral, "Tucson offers something for every lover of the outdoors," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of evening star

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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evening star

noun

Kids Definition of evening star

: a bright planet (as Venus) seen in the western sky after sunset

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