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Andromeda

Syllabification: An·drom·e·da
Pronunciation: /anˈdrämidə
 
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  • 1 Greek Mythology An Ethiopian princess whose mother Cassiopeia boasted that she herself (or, in some stories, her daughter) was more beautiful than the Nereids. In revenge, Poseidon sent a sea monster to ravage the country; to placate him, Andromeda was fastened to a rock and exposed to the monster, from which she was rescued by Perseus.
  • 2 Astronomy A large northern constellation between Perseus and Pegasus, with few bright stars. It is chiefly notable for the Andromeda Galaxy (or Great Nebula of Andromeda), a conspicuous spiral galaxy probably twice as massive as our own and located 2 million light years away.
  • 2.1 (as genitive Andromedae /anˈdrämiˌdē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars in this constellation: the star Gamma Andromedae

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There are 2 definitions of Andromeda in English:

andromeda

Syllabification: an·drom·e·da
Pronunciation: /anˈdrämidə
 
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noun

  • An evergreen shrub of the heath family, typically with clusters of small bell-like flowers.
    • Two genera in the family Ericaceae: several species, including the bog rosemary (Andromeda glaucophylla and A. polifolia) of north temperate regions, and the widely cultivated Japanese andromeda (Pieris japonica)
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    • Where there is enough room, andromeda forms a tall natural screen in sun or shade, eventually growing twelve-fifteen-feet tall and eight-foot across.
    • There, the pathogen readily attacked a mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia ‘Madeline’), mountain andromeda, dusty zenobia, and the common nursery rhododendron ‘Nova Zembla.’
    • S. takeyai is an alien species in North America, first reported on Pieris japonica (Japanese andromeda) at Greenwich, Connecticut in 1946.

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