Sleeping-beauty meaning

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.
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A fairy tale originally titled La Belle au bois dormant by Charles Perrault.
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The main character in this story, who is in unbroken slumber under a magical spell, awaiting the kiss of a prince.
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(genetics) A transposon used in genetic engineering.
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