from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology One of the Pleiades.
- n. One of the six visible stars in the Pleiades cluster.
Taygeta et siluis accersere Pana Lycaeis. quod ni templa darent alias Tirynthia sortis, 80 et Praenestinae poterant migrare Sorores.
Electra; but it includes as well Celœno and Taygeta, and is traceable southward from Asterope over an arc of 1° 10´ ....
The six now visible to ordinary sight are Alcyone, Electra, Atlas, Maia, Merope and Taygeta.
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