andromeda, n. [L., fr. Gr. , the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia. When bound to a rock and exposed to a sea monster, she was delivered by Perseus.].
A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda. [1913 Webster]
A genus of ericaceous flowering plants of northern climates, of which the original species was found growing on a rock surrounded by water. [1913 Webster]