Definition of pleiad in English:
An outstanding group of seven people or things.
- From the constellation we have sketched out, there emerges an inspirational (although this a subjective preference) pleiad of authors, who in the last five years or so have produced a range of suggestive and effective literary works.
- The Alexandrian Pleiad is the name given to a group of seven Alexandrian poets and tragedians in the 3rd century B.C.
Early 17th century: from Pleiades.
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