a bulbous plant (Ornithogalum umbellatum) of the lily family, with white, star-shaped flowers and long, narrow leaves
See star of Bethlehem in American Heritage Dictionary 4
nounpl.star-of-Bethlehem or stars-of-Bethlehem(stärzˌ-)
Any of numerous bulbous perennial herbs of the genus Ornithogalum in the lily family, especially O. arabicum or O. umbellatum, native to the Mediterranean region and having narrow leaves and a cluster of star-shaped white flowers.
Any of several similar or related plants.
Origin: After the star that guided the Magi to Bethlehem