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Definition 1: a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy - [noun denoting object]

(andromeda is an instance of ...) a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

Definition 2: (Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife - [noun denoting person]

(andromeda is an instance of ...) an imaginary being of myth or fable

(andromeda belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

Definition 3: any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers - [noun denoting plant]

(andromeda is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a kind of andromeda ) wiry evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of wet acidic areas in Arctic and Canada to northeastern United States

(... is a kind of andromeda ) erect to procumbent evergreen shrub having pendent clusters of white or pink flowers; of sphagnum peat bogs and other wet acidic areas in northern Europe

(... is a member of andromeda) low-growing shrubs of northern regions of northern hemisphere

Definition 4: broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for andromeda in the sense of this definition

(andromeda is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a member of andromeda) decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines

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