Alpha Cassiopeiae


Alpha Cas·​si·​o·​pe·​iae -ˌka-sē-ə-ˈpē-(ˌ)ē How to pronounce Alpha Cassiopeiae (audio)
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Word History


borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Cassiopeia"

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Cassiopeiae was in 1878

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“Alpha Cassiopeiae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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