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Variant of Sterope.
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Noun1.Asterope - (Greek mythology) one of the 7 Pleiades
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
nymph - (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden; "the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"
Pleiades - (Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Hyades; placed among the stars to save them from the pursuit of Orion
2.Asterope - one of the stars in the star cluster PleiadesAsterope - one of the stars in the star cluster Pleiades
Pleiades - a star cluster in the constellation Taurus
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whose stars are these: -- `Lovely Teygata, and dark-faced Electra, and Alcyone, and bright Asterope, and Celaeno, and Maia, and Merope, whom glorious Atlas begot.
Asterope can walk down the high street arm in arm with Orion; will this change his predatory nature?