Cas·si·o·pe | \kəˈsīə(ˌ)pē\

Definition of Cassiope 

: a genus of low tufted shrubs of the family Ericaceae with mosslike foliage and nodding white or pink flowers found in the colder parts of the north temperate zone

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History and Etymology for Cassiope

New Latin, from Latin Cassiope, Cassiopea, mythical queen of Ethiopia and mother of Andromeda, from Greek Kassiopē, Kassiopeia, Kassiepeia

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