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Hyades

Line breaks: Hya¦des
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪədiːz
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Hyades in English:

Origin

from the Hyades (Greek Huades), the five sisters of the Pleiades in Greek mythology, brothers of Hyas, who were changed into stars by Zeus.

Words that rhyme with Hyades

Alcibiades, Pleiades

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