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star-of-Jerusalem

[ stahr-uhv-juh-roo-suh-luhm ]
/ ˈstɑr əv dʒəˈru sə ləm /
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noun, plural stars-of-Je·ru·sa·lem.

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Origin of star-of-Jerusalem

First recorded in 1565–75
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