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Berenice

Syllabification: Ber·e·ni·ce
Pronunciation: /ˌberəˈnīsē, -ˈnēs
 
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Definition of Berenice in English:

( 3rd century bc), Egyptian queen; wife of Ptolemy III. She offered her hair for the safe return of her husband from an expedition; the hair was stolen and, according to legend, placed in the heavens. The constellation Coma Berenices (Berenice’s hair) is named after her.

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