Definition of 'andromeda'
- broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
Synonyms: Japanese andromeda lily-of-the-valley tree Pieris japonica
- any of several shrubs of the genus Andromeda having leathery leaves and clusters of small flowers
- (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
- a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy