the morning star


: the planet Venus when it can be seen in the eastern sky in the early morning

Examples of the morning star in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, for hundreds of pages the morning star is nowhere to be seen. Charles Arrowsmith, Washington Post, 13 Sep. 2023 Some people call Venus the morning star or evening star, depending on the timing of its appearance. Dean Regas, The Enquirer, 24 May 2023 No more snipe whistling in the meadow, no more piping of widgeons and chattering of teal as darkness covers the marshes; no more whistling of swift wings when the morning star pales in the east? Paul A. Smith, Journal Sentinel, 26 Feb. 2023

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“The morning star.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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