morning star


noun

a bright planet, especially Venus, seen in the east immediately before sunrise.
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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Related Words for morning star

Lucifer, Phosphor, Phosphorus, Venus, daystar

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British Dictionary definitions for morning star

morning star

noun

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