Definition of ANDROMEDA


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) (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. (

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

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