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Cetus

[see-tuh s, sey-] /ˈsi təs, ˈseɪ-/
noun, genitive Ceti
[see-tahy, sey-tee] /ˈsi taɪ, ˈseɪ ti/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Whale, a constellation lying above the equator, containing the variable star Mira.
Origin
< Latin; see cet-
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Cetus

/ˈsiːtəs/
noun (Latin genitive) Ceti (ˈsiːtaɪ)
1.
a large constellation on the celestial equator near Pisces and Aquarius. It contains the variable star Mira Ceti
Word Origin
Latin: whale
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