Andromeda

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See also: andromeda and Androméda

Translingual[edit]

Andromeda polifolia

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Andromeda f

  1. Pieris.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Ericaceae — bog rosemary.

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English[edit]

Andromeda Chained to the Rock by the Nereids, by Théodore Chassériau, 1840
Andromeda constellation map
Andromeda galaxy in infrared

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Άνδρομέδη (Ándromédē, mindful of her husband).

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Andromeda

  1. (Greek mythology) The daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of Eritrea, rescued from her sacrifice to a sea monster by Perseus who married her; mother of Perses, ancient king of Persia.
  2. (astronomy) An autumn constellation of the northern sky representing the "Chained Lady" Andromeda from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Pisces and Cassiopeia.
  3. (astronomy) Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way; M31.

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Andromeda f

  1. (astronomy) Andromeda

Finnish[edit]

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Wikipedia fi

Proper noun[edit]

Andromeda

  1. (Greek mythology) Andromeda
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Andromeda.
  3. (astronomy) The Andromeda Galaxy.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /andrǒmeda/
  • Hyphenation: An‧dro‧me‧da

Proper noun[edit]

Andròmeda f (Cyrillic spelling Андро̀меда)

  1. (Greek mythology) Andromeda
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Andromeda.
  3. (astronomy) The Andromeda Galaxy.