from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia and wife of Perseus, who had rescued her from a sea monster.
- n. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Lacerta and Perseus and south of Cassiopeia. It contains a large spiral galaxy visible to the naked eye. The spiral is 2.2 million light-years from Earth.
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- proper n. Pieris
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ericaceae — bog rosemary.
- proper n. The 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 Perses, ancient king of Persia.
- proper n. An autumn constellation of the northern sky representing the "Chained Lady" Andromeda from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Pisces and Cassiopeia.
- proper n. Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way; M31.
Latin, from Greek Andromedē.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Ancient Greek Άνδρομέδη (Andromedē, "mindful of her husband"). (Wiktionary)