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cassiope

[kuh-sahy-uh-pee] /kəˈsaɪ əˌpi/
noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) any evergreen shrub belonging to the genus Cassiope, of the heath family, having nodding white or pinkish solitary flowers and scalelike or needlelike leaves.
2.
(initial capital letter) Cassiopeia.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, Latin < Greek Kassiópē Cassiopeia
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