evening star

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noun
  1. a bright planet seen in the western sky at or soon after sunset, especially Venus.
  2. any planet that rises before midnight.

Origin of evening star

First recorded in 1525–35
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Related Words for evening star

vesper, Hesper, Hesperus, Venus

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British Dictionary definitions for evening star

evening star

noun
  1. a planet, usually Venus, seen just after sunset during the time that the planet is east of the sunCompare morning star
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