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Ster·o·pe(stĕr′ə-pē′) also As·ter·o·pe (ă-stĕr′-)
1. Greek Mythology One of the seven Pleiades.
2. One of the six stars in the Pleiades cluster, faintly visible to the unaided eye.
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|Noun||1.||Sterope - (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.||Sterope - one of the stars in the star cluster Pleiades|
Pleiades - a star cluster in the constellation Taurus