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Cepheus

ancient, dim northern constellation, mid-15c., Cephe, from Latin Cepheus, from Greek Kepheus, name of a mythical king of Ethiopia, husband of Cassiopeia, father of Andromeda.

updated on October 27, 2017

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Definitions of Cepheus from WordNet

Cepheus (n.)
(Greek mythology) king of Ethiopia and husband of Cassiopeia;
Cepheus (n.)
a faint constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the pole star;
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