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Coma Berenices

Pronunciation: /ˌkəʊmə ˌbɛrɪˈnʌɪsiːz/
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

Latin.

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