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noun

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

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Origin of evening star

First recorded in 1525–35
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evening star

noun

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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