Pleiades - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpliːəˌdiz|
Brit.  |ˈplʌɪədiːz|

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 (syn: pleiades)
- a star cluster in the constellation Taurus (syn: pleiades)
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