Pleiades

plural noun
Ple·​ia·​des | \ˈplē-ə-ˌdēz, ˈplā-, chiefly British ˈplī- \

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

First Known Use of Pleiades

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Pleiades

Latin, from Greek

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Pleidae

plein air

plein jeu

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