a morning star.
the sun.

Origin of daystar

before 1000; Middle English daysterre, Old English dægsteorra. See day, star Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for daystar

Historical Examples of daystar

  • To the east, and right amidships of the dawn, which was all pink, the daystar sparkled like a diamond.

    Island Nights' Entertainments

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • But Darnell was not afraid, because of the Daystar that had risen in his heart.

    The House of Souls

    Arthur Machen

  • How art thou fallen, O Lucifer (Daystar), son of the morning!

    Demonology and Devil-lore

    Moncure Daniel Conway

  • As we waited, suddenly the daystar flashed up over the mountains, a brilliant herald summoning the world to wake.

  • Drawing a long breath, she enjoyed the coolness which precedes the departure of the daystar.

British Dictionary definitions for daystar



a poetic word for the sun
another word for the morning star
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