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Meaning of Star of Bethlehem

Star' of Beth'lehem

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the star that guided the Magi to the manger of the infant Jesus in Bethlehem. Matt. 2:1–10.

star-of-Beth•le•hem

Pronunciation: (stär'uv-beth'lē-um, -li-hem"), [key]
— pl. stars-of-Beth•le•hem.
  1. any of several plants belonging to the genus Ornithogalum, of the lily family, having grasslike leaves and clusters of white flowers. Also called
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