blazing star


noun

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

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Words nearby blazing star

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for blazing star

British Dictionary definitions for blazing star

blazing star

noun US

a North American liliaceous plant, Chamaelirium luteum, with a long spike of small white flowers
any plant of the North American genus Liatris, having clusters of small red or purple flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012