Definition for AN-DROM'E-DA


  1. A northern constellation, behind Pegasus, Cassiopeia and Perseus, representing the figure of a woman chained. The stars in this constellation, in Plotemy's catalogue, are 23; in Tycho's, 22; in Bayer's, 27; in Flamstead's, 84.
  2. The name of a celebrated tragedy of Euripides, now lost. – Encyc.
  3. Also a genus of plants.

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