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daystar

[dey-stahr] /ˈdeɪˌstɑr/
noun
1.
a morning star.
2.
the sun.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English daysterre, Old English dægsteorra. See day, star
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British Dictionary definitions for daystar

daystar

/ˈdeɪˌstɑː/
noun
1.
a poetic word for the sun
2.
another word for the morning star
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daystar in the Bible

which precedes and accompanies the sun-rising. It is found only in 2 Pet. 1:19, where it denotes the manifestation of Christ to the soul, imparting spiritual light and comfort. He is the "bright and morning star" of Rev. 2:28; 22:16. (Comp. Num. 24:17.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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