[see-fee-uhs, -fyoos]
noun, genitive Cephei [see-fee-ahy] , for 1.
Astronomy. a northern circumpolar constellation between Cassiopeia and Draco.
Also, Kepheus. Classical Mythology. an Ethiopian king, the husband of Cassiopeia and father of Andromeda.

Cepheid [see-fee-id] , adjective
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Cepheus1 (ˈsiːfjuːs)
n , Latin genitive Cephei
See also Cepheid variable a faint constellation in the N hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the Pole Star
[from Latin Cēpheus named after the mythical king]

Cepheus2 (ˈsiːfjuːs)
Greek myth a king of Ethiopia, father of Andromeda and husband of Cassiopeia

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Cepheus   (sē'fys', -fē-əs)  Pronunciation Key 
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cassiopeia and Draco.
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