evening star

noun
1.
a bright planet seen in the western sky at or soon after sunset, especially Venus.
2.
any planet that rises before midnight.

Origin:
1525–35

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evening star
 
n
Compare morning star a planet, usually Venus, seen just after sunset during the time that the planet is east of the sun

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The sun sank into grey clouds, the sky flushed and darkened, the evening star trembled into sight.
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