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Coma Berenices

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Etymology

Named in antiquity after the hair of Queen Berenice II of Egypt. From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] coma (hair of the head) + Berenīcē < Ancient Greek Κώμη Βερενίκης (Komē Berenikēs) < κώμη (kome) "hair" + Doric Greek Βερενίκη (Berenike) "bringer of victory"

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Coma Berenices

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Coma Berenices

  1. (astronomy) A small dim summer constellation of the northern sky, said to represent an offering of hair from Queen Berenice II of Egypt. Originally considered to represent the tuft of hair on the end of Leo's tail.

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