the star that guided the Magi to the manger of the infant Jesus in Bethlehem. Matt. 2:1–10.
Pronunciation: (stär'uv-beth'lē-um, -li-hem"),[key] —n., —pl.stars-of-Beth•le•hem. any of several plants belonging to the genus Ornithogalum, of the lily family, having grasslike leaves and clusters of white flowers. Also called summer snowflake.