cassiopeiae

Cassiopeia

[kas-ee-uh-pee-uh]
noun, genitive Cassiopeiae [kas-ee-uh-pee-ee] , for 1.
1.
Astronomy. a northern constellation between Cepheus and Perseus.
2.
Classical Mythology. the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda.

Cassiopeian, adjective
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Cassiopeia1 (ˌkæsɪəˈpiːə)
 
n
Greek myth the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda

Cassiopeia2 (ˌkæsɪəˈpiːə)
 
n , Latin genitive Cassiopeiae
a very conspicuous W-shaped constellation near the Pole Star. Cassiopeia A is a very strong radio and X-ray source, identified as the remnant of a supernova thought to have occurred in the late 17th century
 
Cassio'peian2
 
adj

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Cassiopeia
northern constellation, in Gk. mythology, queen of Ethiopia and mother of Andromeda, from Gk. Kassiepeia, of unknown origin.
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Cassiopeia   (kās'ē-ə-pē'ə)  Pronunciation Key 
A W-shaped constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Andromeda and Cepheus.
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