Alpha Cephei


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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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