Definition of Pleiades
1 : the seven daughters of Atlas turned into a group of stars in Greek mythology
2 : a conspicuous cluster of stars in the constellation Taurus that includes six stars in the form of a very small dipper
Origin of pleiades
Latin, from Greek
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with pleiades
Ambonese, Androcles, Annamese, antifreeze, Assamese, Balinese, Bengalese, Bhutanese, Bolognese, Brooklynese, Cantonese, Cervantes, Ceylonese, Chersonese, Congolese, cottage cheese, diocese, expertise, Faeroese, federalese, fifth disease, Genovese, gourmandise, Hebrides, Heracles, Hercules, Hyades, ill at ease, in a breeze, Japanese, Javanese, Johnsonese, journalese, Kanarese, legalese, litotes, manganese, Milanese, Nepalese, Nipponese, overseas, Pekingese, Pericles, Portuguese, Pyrenees, shoot the breeze, Siamese, Sienese, Silures, Sinhalese, Socrates, Sophocles, Sporades, to one's knees
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Pleiades"
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