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pleiad definitions

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French Pléiade, group of seven 16th century French poets, from Middle French, group of seven tragic poets of ancient Alexandria, from Greek Pleiad-, Pleias, from singular of Pleiades Date: circa 1839 a group of usually seven illustrious or brilliant persons or things

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century any of the Pleiades

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a brilliant group of (usu. seven) persons or things. Etymology: named after PLEIADES

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pleiad Ple"iad, n. One of the Pleiades.

Moby Thesaurus

big name, celebrity, constellation, cynosure, figure, folk hero, galaxy, great man, hero, heroine, idol, immortal, important person, lion, luminaries, luminary, man of mark, master spirit, name, notability, notable, person of note, personage, pop hero, popular hero, popular idol, public figure, social lion, somebody, star, superstar, worthy



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