Definition of Andromeda in English :

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Andromeda meaning in English

Meaning of Andromeda in English

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Andromeda pronunciation in English

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1. andromeda, japanese andromeda, lily-of-the-valley tree, pieris japonica

broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers

2. andromeda

any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers

3. andromeda

(Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife

4. andromeda

a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy

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Greek mythology
the daughter of Cassiopeia and wife of Perseus, who saved her from a sea monster
nounWord forms: Latin genitive Andromedae (ænˈdrɒmɪˌdiː )
a constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cassiopeia and Pegasus, the three brightest stars being of the second magnitude. It contains the Andromeda Galaxy a spiral galaxy 2.2 million light years away

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1.  Greek Mythology
an Ethiopian princess whom Perseus rescues from a sea monster and then marries
2.  Astronomy
a N constellation between Cassiopeia and Pisces containing the nearest spiral galaxy (Andromeda Galaxy) which is just visible to the naked eye
3.  [a-]
any of several species of two genera (Andromeda and Pieris) of evergreen shrubs of the heath family

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see synonyms of andromeda
1. Greek Mythology The daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia and wife of Perseus, who had rescued her from a sea monster.
2. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Lacerta and Perseus and south of Cassiopeia. It contains a large spiral galaxy visible to the naked eye. The spiral is 2.4 million light years from Earth.
Any of several evergreen shrubs of the genera Pieris or Andromeda in the heath family.

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