Cassiopeia

noun Cas·si·o·pe·ia \ ˌka-sē-ə-ˈpē-ə \

Definition of Cassiopeia

1 : the wife of King Cepheus who gives birth to Andromeda and is later changed into a constellation
2
[Latin (genitive Cassiopeiae), from Greek Kassiopeia]
: a northern constellation between Andromeda and Cepheus

Origin and Etymology of cassiopeia

Latin, from Greek Kassiopeia


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