Cassiopeia : Definition

Cassiopeia

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Definitions of Cassiopeia

Pronunciation : Cas`si*o*pe"ia
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL., fr. Gr. (Astron.)
Definition : Defn: A constellation of the northern hemisphere, situated between Capheus and Perseus; -- so called in honor of the wife of Cepheus, a fabuolous king of Ethiopia. Cassiopeia's Chair, a group of six stars, in Cassiopeia, somewhat resembling a chair.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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