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

  • n. Greek Mythology One of the Pleiades, who hid her face in shame after marrying a mortal.
  • n. One of the six stars in the Pleiades cluster, faintly visible to the unaided eye.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The youngest of the Pleiades, daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
  • proper n. A daughter of Cypselus, king of Arcadia.
  • proper n. The least bright star in the cluster in Taurus known as the Pleiades.


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