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1An inconspicuous northern constellation (Berenice's Hair), said to represent the tresses of Queen Berenice. It contains a large number of galaxies.
- 1.1as genitive Comae Berenices /ˈkōmē/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Beta Comae Berenices’
- 1.1as genitive Comae Berenices /ˈkōmē/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
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