Cepheus


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Ce·pheus

 (sē′fyo͞os′, -fē-əs, sĕf′ē-)
n.
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cassiopeia and Draco.

[Latin Cēpheus, from Greek Kēpheus.]

Cepheus

(ˈsiːfjuːs)
n, Latin genitive Cephei (ˈsiːfɪˌaɪ)
(Astronomy) a faint constellation in the N hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the Pole Star. See also Cepheid variable
[from Latin Cēpheus named after the mythical king]

Cepheus

(ˈsiːfjuːs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a king of Ethiopia, father of Andromeda and husband of Cassiopeia

Ce•phe•us

(ˈsi fi əs, -fyus)

n. gen. -phe•i (-fiˌaɪ)
for 1.
1. a northern circumpolar constellation between Cassiopeia and Draco.
2. a legendary king of Joppa, the husband of Cassiopeia and father of Andromeda.
Ce′phe•id (-ɪd) adj.

Ce·pheus

(sē′fyo͞os′, sē′fē-əs)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cassiopeia and Draco.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cepheus - (Greek mythology) king of Ethiopia and husband of Cassiopeia
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.Cepheus - a faint constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the pole starCepheus - a faint constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the pole star
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