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Seven nymphs of Greek myth
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Alternative clues for the word pleiades
- Cluster in Taurus
- Daughters who became stars
- (Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Hyades
- Placed among the stars to save them from the pursuit of Orion
- A star cluster in the constellation Taurus
- Taurus cluster
- The seven daughters of Atlas
- Request to embrace one of French stars
- Seven Sisters of the sky
Word definitions for pleiades in dictionaries
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pleiades \Ple"ia*des\ (?; 277), n. pl. [L., fr. Gr. (?)] (Myth.) The seven daughters of Atlas and the nymph Pleione, fabled to have been made by Jupiter a constellation in the sky. (Astron.) A group of small stars in the neck of the constellation Taurus;...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 14c., the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione, transformed by Zeus into seven stars, from Latin Pleiades , from Greek Pleiades , perhaps literally "constellation of the doves" from a shortened form of peleiades , plural of peleias "dove" (from PIE...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Pléïades is a composition for six percussionists composed in 1978 by Greek composer Iannis Xenakis , originally commissioned by the percussion ensemble Les Percussions de Strasbourg .
Usage examples of pleiades.
So how did these Jewels of the Pleiades get into the hands of the buyers of this weapon?
If those are not the Pleiades, then no creature living or dead would feel any differently toward these than toward the real ones.
If the Pleiades responded in such a way to her pleas for help, could she hope for any greater success with the other goddesses of Mount Othrys?