Definition of yellow star in English:

yellow star

noun

historical
  • A piece of yellow cloth bearing the Star of David, which Jews were required to wear in Nazi Germany and other parts of Europe under Nazi rule.

    The law requiring Jews to wear the yellow star was passed by the Nazis in 1941, although similar regulations were in place in various regions from 1938 onwards.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Times of India.