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  1. any of several plants having starlike flowers, as the star-of-Bethlehem or a plant belonging to the genus Trientalis of the primrose family.
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Origin of starflower

First recorded in 1620–30; star + flower
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Examples from the Web for starflower

Historical Examples of starflower

  • The original bridge was built by the Monks of Starflower Abbey near 700 years since.

    A Tour throughout South Wales and Monmouthshire

    J. T. Barber

British Dictionary definitions for starflower


  1. any of several plants with starlike flowers, esp the star-of-Bethlehem
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