morning star

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  1. a bright planet, especially Venus, seen in the east immediately before sunrise.

  2. Also called holy water sprinkler, holy water sprinkle. a medieval shafted weapon having a head in the form of a spiked ball.

Origin of morning star

First recorded in 1525–35

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British Dictionary definitions for morning star

morning star

  1. a planet, usually Venus, seen just before sunrise during the time that the planet is west of the sun: Also called: daystar Compare evening star

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