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Pleiades

Definitions of Pleiades
  1. 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
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    type of:
    nymph
    (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden
  2. noun
    a star cluster in the constellation Taurus
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    example of:
    bunch, clump, cluster, clustering
    a grouping of a number of similar things
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