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starflower

[stahr-flou-er] /ˈstɑrˌflaʊ ər/
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
1620-1630
1620-30; star + flower
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  • Typical herbs are wild sarsaparilla, big-leaved aster, and starflower.
  • starflower has small pink-white flowers with yellow centers.
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starflower

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