Alpha Cephei

noun

Alpha Ce·​phei -ˈsē-fē-ˌī How to pronounce Alpha Cephei (audio)
astronomy
: alderamin

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Cepheus"

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Cephei was in 1847

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“Alpha Cephei.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpha%20Cephei. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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