HyperDic: star-of-bethlehem

English > 1 sense of the word star-of-Bethlehem:
NOUNplantstar-of-Bethlehemany of several perennial plants of the genus Ornithogalum native to the Mediterranean and having star-shaped flowers
English > star-of-Bethlehem: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several perennial plants of the genus Ornithogalum native to the Mediterranean and having star-shaped flowers.
Member ofOrnithogalum, genus Ornithogalumsometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
Narrowerbath asparagus, Prussian asparagus, Ornithogalum pyrenaicumOld World star of Bethlehem having edible young shoots
chincherinchee, wonder flower, Ornithogalum thyrsoidesSouth African perennial with long-lasting spikes of white blossoms that are shipped in to Europe and America for use as winter cut flowers
starflower, sleepy dick, summer snowflake, Ornithogalum umbellatumCommon Old World herb having grasslike leaves and clusters of star-shaped white flowers with green stripes
Broaderbulbous plantplant growing from a bulb

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