The wife of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and mother of Andromeda.
A constellation near the north celestial pole, recognizable by the conspicuous ‘W’ pattern of its brightest stars.
Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Cassiopeia.‘the star Delta Cassiopeiae’
Latin, from Greek. Cassiopeiae is the Latin genitive form of the name Cassiopeia.