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{n: Andromeda galaxy} a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Andromeda that is visible to the naked eye



{n: Andromeda} (Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife

{n: Andromeda} a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy

{n: Cassiopeia} (Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda

{n: Pegasus} a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Andromeda and Pisces

{n: Perseus} (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster

{n: Triangulum, Triangle} a small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries

{n: andromeda, Japanese andromeda, lily-of-the-valley tree, Pieris japonica} broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers

{n: andromeda} any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers

{n: bog rosemary, moorwort, Andromeda glaucophylla} wiry evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of wet acidic areas in Arctic and Canada to northeastern United States

{n: fetterbush, mountain fetterbush, mountain andromeda, Pieris floribunda} ornamental evergreen shrub of southeastern United States having small white bell-shaped flowers

{n: genus Andromeda} low-growing shrubs of northern regions of northern hemisphere

{n: maleberry, male berry, privet andromeda, he-huckleberry, Lyonia ligustrina} deciduous much-branched shrub with dense downy panicles of small bell-shaped white flowers

{n: marsh andromeda, common bog rosemary, Andromeda polifolia} erect to procumbent evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of sphagnum peat bogs and other wet acidic areas in northern Europe


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