Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Greek Mythology One of the Pleiades.
  • n. One of the six stars in the Pleiades cluster visible to the naked eye.

Etymologies

Latin Celaenō, from Greek Kelainō.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The hair is from Vanity Designs Inc., called Celaeno in Mocha Brown.

    Fashion World of SL

  • Celaeno alone, prophetess of ill, alights on a towering cliff, and thus breaks forth in deep accents:

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • The shores of the Strophades first receive me thus won from the waves, Strophades the Greek name they bear, islands lying in the great Ionian sea, which boding Celaeno and the other

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Not Helenus the prophet, though he counselled of many a terror, not boding Celaeno foretold me of this grief.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

  • Strophades, they unwittingly wrong the Harpies, whose queen Celaeno thereupon threatens them with a portentous famine.

    The Aeneid of Virgil Translated into English Verse by E. Fairfax Taylor

  • In Celaeno the first builder built his obelisk in height 7, so now everybody has to wait 56 hours before they can even build their small obelisk for the principle.

    Tobold's MMORPG Blog

  • 16: The Pleiades .... whose stars are these: -- 'Lovely Teygata, and dark-faced Electra, and Alcyone, and bright Asterope, and Celaeno, and Maia, and Merope, whom glorious Atlas begot ....'

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • emicat extemplo cunctis trepidantibus audax crassa mole Leo, quem uix Cyclopia solum aequatura fames, quem non ieiuna Celaeno uinceret; hinc nomen fertur meruisse Leonis.

    A Council of War-and War

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