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Meaning of ANDROMEDA

Pronunciation:  an'drâmidu, an'drâmidu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda Galaxy
  2. [n]  any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers
  3. [n]  broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
 

ANDROMEDA is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: Japanese andromeda, lily-of-the-valley tree, Pieris japonica
 
 See Also: Andromeda glaucophylla, Andromeda polifolia, bog rosemary, bush, common bog rosemary, constellation, genus Andromeda, genus Pieris, marsh andromeda, moorwort, Pieris, shrub

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An*drom"e*da\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, the daughter of
Cepheus and Cassiopeia. When bound to a rock and exposed to a
sea monster, she was delivered by Perseus.]
1. (Astron.) A northern constellation, supposed to represent
   the mythical Andromeda.

2. (bot.) A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern
   climates, of which the original species was found growing
   on a rock surrounded by water.

 

 

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