evening star

noun
|Updated on: 8 Jun 2018

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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First Known Use of evening star

1535

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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evening star

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

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