shooting star

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shooting star (meteor)
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Particularly: "flowering plant sense"

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shooting star (plural shooting stars)

  1. A meteor, especially a streak of light in the night sky, caused by a meteoroid burning up as it enters the Earth’s atmosphere.
  2. Any of several wild flowering plants in the genus Dodecatheon, mostly found in Western North America.

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