Coma Berenices

noun Co·ma Ber·e·ni·ces \ˈkō-mə-ˌber-ə-ˈnī-(ˌ)sēz\

Definition of Coma Berenices

  1. :  a constellation north of Virgo and between Boötes and Leo

Origin and Etymology of coma berenices

Latin (genitive Comae Berenices), literally, Berenice's hair

First Known Use: 1616

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