meaning of Andromeda

Andromeda meaning in General Dictionary

A northern constellation likely to express the mythical Andromeda

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  • broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with shiny leaves and sagging groups of white plants
  • any of several bushes of genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of tiny blossoms
  • a constellation within the north hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; offers the Andromeda galaxy
  • (Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she had been fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster which was sent by Poseidon, but she ended up being rescued by Perseus and became his wife
  • a northern constellation, expected to represent theu000du000a mythical Andromeda.
  • A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of north climates, that the first species had been found developing on a rock surrounded by water.

Andromeda meaning in Names Dictionary

Beautiful maiden rescued by Perseus.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female

Andromeda meaning in Etymology Dictionary

constellation, 1667 (earlier in the day Andromece, mid-15c.); in ancient mythology the girl of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, from Greek, literally "mindful of her husband," from andros, genitive of aner "man" (see anthropo-) + medesthai "become conscious of, think on," associated with medea (neuter plural) "counsels, plans, devices, cunning" (and way to obtain title Medea).

Andromeda - German to English

The Andromeda Strain [Michael Crichton]

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Andromeda meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A northern constellation, designed to represent the mythical Andromeda.

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  • (letter.) A genus of ericaceous flowering flowers of northern climates, which the initial species ended up being discovered growing on a rock surrounded by liquid.

Sentence Examples with the word Andromeda

One of the greatest curiosities was a huge skeleton brought from Joppa, said to be that of the monster to which Andromeda had been exposed.

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