Cassiopeia
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Kassiopeia Date: 1596 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

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  • Cassiopeia — can refer to: * Cassiopeia (mythology) (or Casseipeia), a queen of Ethiopia in Greek mythology. See also Boast of Cassiopeia. * Cassiopeia (constellation), a northern constellation representing the queen. * Cassiopeia A, a supernova remnant in… …   Wikipedia

  • Cassiopeia — Cas si*o*pe ia, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?.] (Astron.) A constellation of the northern hemisphere, situated between Cepheus and Perseus; so called in honor of the wife of Cepheus, a fabulous king of Ethiopia. [1913 Webster] {Cassiopeia s Chair}, a group… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cassiopéia — s. f. Constelação boreal.   ♦ [Brasil] Grafia de Cassiopeia antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990.   ♦ Grafia em Portugal: Cassiopeia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Cassiopeia — northern constellation, in Greek mythology queen of Ethiopia and mother of Andromeda, from Gk. Kassiepeia, Kassiopeia, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cassiopeia — s. f. Constelação boreal …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Cassiopeia — [kas΄ē ō pē′ə, kas΄ē ōpē′yə] n. [L < Gr Kassiopeia] 1. Gr. Myth. the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda 2. a N constellation between Andromeda and Cepheus …   English World dictionary

  • Cassiopéia — Infobox Film name = Cassiopéia |thumb|150px caption = DVD cover for Cassiopéia . director = Clóvis Veira producer = Nello de Rossi writer = Aloisio Castro José Feliciano Robin Geld Clóvis Vieira starring = Osmar Prado Jonas Mello Aldo César… …   Wikipedia

  • Cassiopeia — Kassiopeia oder Cassiopeia bezeichnet: Kassiopeia (Mythologie), eine Figur der griechischen Mythologie Kassiopeia (Sternbild) Cassiopeia Theater, den Namen eines Theaters Casio Cassiopeia eine Produktserie den Namen der Schildkröte des Meister… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cassiopeia — I Cassiopeia   [nach der Gestalt der griech. Mythologie], Baureihe von Palmtop Computern der Firma Casio, die mit dem Betriebssystem Windows CE laufen. II Cassiopeia,   griechischer Mythos: Kassiopeia. III …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cassiopeia — Cassiopeian, adj. /kas ee euh pee euh/, n., gen. Cassiopeiae / pee ee/ for 1. 1. Astron. a northern constellation between Cepheus and Perseus. 2. Class. Myth. the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda. * * * ▪ astronomy       in astronomy, a… …   Universalium

  • Cassiopeia — noun a) Proud wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda, queen of Eritrea. When she boasted that her beauty was equal to that of the Nereids, she was punished by Poseidon. b) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky representing Que …   Wiktionary

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