andromeda - definitions and synonyms

andromeda noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers

  2. English Meaning: 

    : any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers

  3. ( also written as Andromeda )

    English Meaning: 

    : (Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife

  4. ( also written as Andromeda )

    English Meaning: 

    : a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy