follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

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 of cassiope
< New Latin, Latin < Greek Kassiópē Cassiopeia
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for cassiope
Historical Examples
  • On my high mountain walks I keep muttering, "cassiope, cassiope."

  • Of these, cassiope tetragona is far the most influential and beautiful.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • For all practical purposes, however, words like cassiope are quadrisyllables.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • Andromeda was the daughter of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and of cassiope.

    The Lusiad Lus de Cames
  • Of these cassiope is at once the commonest and the most beautiful and influential.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • cassiope boasted that she and her daughter were more beautiful than Juno and the Nereids.

    The Lusiad Lus de Cames
  • cassiope was a port of Epirus, not far from Nicopolis, where Epictetus taught.

  • I have thinks that other grunt was to tell me not to have forgets to take a drink of cold water to cassiope.

    The Story of Opal Opal Whiteley
  • The result was, we captured cassiope in abundance, some of them in superb condition, just emerged from the chrysalis.

    British Butterfiles W. S. Coleman
  • The bleaker the situation, so it is near a stream border, the better the cassiope loves it.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cassiope

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cassiope

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends