Cepheus

noun
Ce·​pheus | \ ˈsē-ˌfyüs How to pronounce Cepheus (audio) ; ˈsē-fē-əs, ˈse- How to pronounce Cepheus (audio) \

Definition of Cepheus

: a constellation between Cygnus and the north pole

First Known Use of Cepheus

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cepheus

Latin (genitive Cephei), from Greek Kēpheus

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“Cepheus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cepheus. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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