from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Myth.) One of the Pleiades; -- called also Sterope.
  • noun (Astron.) A double star in the Pleiades (21 k and 22 l Pleiadum, of the 5.8 and 6.4 magnitude respectively), appearing as a single star of the 5.3 magnitude to the naked eye.

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  • noun (Greek mythology) one of the 7 Pleiades
  • noun one of the stars in the star cluster Pleiades


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