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An·drom·e·da

 (ăn-drŏm′ĭ-də)
n.
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.

[Latin, from Greek Andromedē.]

an·drom·e·da

 (ăn-drŏm′ĭ-də)
n.
Any of several evergreen shrubs of the genera Pieris or Andromeda in the heath family.

[From Andromeda.]

Andromeda

(ænˈdrɒmɪdə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the daughter of Cassiopeia and wife of Perseus, who saved her from a sea monster

Andromeda

(ænˈdrɒmɪdə)
n, Latin genitive Andromedae (ænˈdrɒmɪˌdiː)
(Astronomy) 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

An•drom•e•da

(ænˈdrɒm ɪ də)

n. gen. -dae (-ˌdi)
for 2.
1. (in Greek myth) the daughter of Cassiopeia and wife of Perseus, by whom she had been rescued from a sea monster.
2. a northern constellation between Pisces and Cassiopeia.
3. (l.c.) any of several flowering evergreen shrubs of the genera Andromeda and Pieris, of the heath family.

An·drom·e·da

(ăn-drŏm′ĭ-də)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Perseus and Pegasus. It contains a spiral-shaped galaxy visible to the unaided eye.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Andromeda - broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowersandromeda - broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
genus Pieris, Pieris - decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.Andromeda - any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowersandromeda - any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers
genus Andromeda - low-growing shrubs of northern regions of northern hemisphere
Andromeda glaucophylla, bog rosemary, moorwort - wiry evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of wet acidic areas in Arctic and Canada to northeastern United States
Andromeda polifolia, common bog rosemary, marsh andromeda - erect to procumbent evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of sphagnum peat bogs and other wet acidic areas in northern Europe
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
4.Andromeda - a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and PegasusAndromeda - a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy
Translations
Andromeda

Andromeda

[ænˈdrɒmɪdə] NAndrómeda

Andromeda

[ænˈdrɒmɪdə] nAndromeda