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Andromeda

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Proper noun

Andromeda

  1. (taxonomy) A taxonomic genus within the family Ericaceae — (sub)shrubs having leathery leaves and small flowers.

English

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Etymology

From the Ancient Greek Άνδρομέδη meaning "mindful of her husband", from ανδρος (andros) "man" + medesthai, (to be mindful of, think on), related to medea, (counsels or cunning).

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ænˈdrɒmɪdə/
  • (US) IPA: /ænˈdrɑːmɪdə/

Proper noun

Singular
Andromeda

Plural
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Andromeda

  1. (Greek mythology) The daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of Eritrea, rescued from her sacrifice to a sea monster by Perseus who married her; mother of Perseus, ancient king of Persia.
  2. (astronomy) An autumn constellation of the northern sky representing the "Chained Lady" Andromeda from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Pisces and Cassiopeia.
  3. (astronomy) The nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way; M31.

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Proper noun

Andromeda

  1. (Greek mythology) Andromeda
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Andromeda.
  3. (astronomy) The Andromeda Galaxy.

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