Definition of Coma Berenices in English:

Coma Berenices

Line breaks: Coma Bere|ni¦ces
Pronunciation: /ˌkəʊmə ˌbɛrɪˈnʌɪsiːz
 
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Astronomy
1A small inconspicuous northern constellation (Berenice’s Hair), said to represent the tresses of Queen Berenice. It contains a large number of galaxies.
1.1 (as genitive Comae Berenices /ˌkəʊmiː ˌbɛrɪˈnʌɪsiːz/ or Comae) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Comae Berenices

Origin

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