starflower

[stahr-flou-er]
noun
  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.

Origin of starflower

First recorded in 1620–30; star + flower
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starflower

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