Definition of lodestar in English:

lodestar

Syllabification: lode·star
Pronunciation: /ˈlōdˌstär
 
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noun

A star that is used to guide the course of a ship, especially Polaris: figurative she was his intellectual lodestar

Origin

Middle English: from lode in the obsolete sense 'way, course' + star.

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