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blazing star

noun
  1. any of certain plants with showy flower clusters, as Chamaelirium luteum, of the lily family, or the composite plant Liatris spicata.
  2. a plant, Mentzelia laevicaulis, of the western U.S., having large, light-yellow flowers with many conspicuous stamens.
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Historical Examples of blazing star

  • Summer had come in on a carpet of spring green strewn with wild clover, asters, and blazing-star.

    The Biography of a Prairie Girl

    Eleanor Gates


British Dictionary definitions for blazing star

blazing star

noun US
  1. a North American liliaceous plant, Chamaelirium luteum, with a long spike of small white flowers
  2. any plant of the North American genus Liatris, having clusters of small red or purple flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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