Sleeping BeautySleeping Beauty
the title character of a fairy tale, a princess who is put to sleep by an evil fairy, to be awakened only by the kiss of a prince
- A fairy tale originally titled La Belle au bois dormant by Charles Perrault.
- The main character in this story, who is in unbroken slumber under a magical spell, awaiting the kiss of a prince.
- (genetics) A transposon used in genetic engineering