star of Bethlehemstar-of-Beth·le·hem
nounpl. star-of-Bethlehem, or stars-of-Bethlehem
- Any of various bulbous perennial herbs of the genus Ornithogalum, especially 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 of star-of-BethlehemAfter the star that guided the Magi to Bethlehem