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proper noun 
  1. (greekmyth): Daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of Eritrea, rescued from her sacrifice to a sea monster by Perseus who married her; mother of Perseus, ancient king of Persia.
  2. (constellation): An autumn constellation of the northern sky representing the "Chained Lady" Andromeda from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Pisces and Cassiopeia.
  3. (astronomy): The nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way; M31.
Translations: 
  • French: Andromède
  • German: Andromeda
  • Spanish: Andrómeda
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From the Ancient Greek meaning "mindful of her husband", from (andros) "man" + medesthai, (to be mindful of, think on), related to medea, (counsels or cunning).


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