Definition of Berenice in English:

Berenice

proper noun

  • (3rd century bc), Egyptian queen; wife of Ptolemy III. She offered her hair for the safe return of her husband from an expedition; the hair was stolen and, according to legend, placed in the heavens. The constellation Coma Berenices (Berenice's hair) is named after her.

Pronunciation:

Berenice

/ˌberəˈnēs/