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1. Pleiades

noun. a star cluster in the constellation Taurus.

Synonyms

  • Taurus
  • Asterope

Etymology

  • Pleiades (Latin)
  • Πλειάδες (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Pleiades

  • hyades
  • mercedeses
  • nobodies
  • sundays

How do you pronounce pleiades?

Pronounce pleiades as ˈpliəˌdiz.

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2. Pleiades

noun. (Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Hyades; placed among the stars to save them from the pursuit of Orion.

Synonyms

  • Asterope
  • nymph

Etymology

  • Pleiades (Latin)
  • Πλειάδες (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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