starflower

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noun star·flow·er \-ˌflau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of starflower

  1. :  any of several plants having star-shaped pentamerous flowers; especially :  any of a genus (Trientalis, especially T. borealis) of perennial herbs of the primrose family

1629

First Known Use of starflower

1629


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