Meaning of Cassiopeia in English:

Cassiopeia

(also Cassiopeiae)

proper noun

  • 1Greek Mythology
    The wife of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and mother of Andromeda.

  • 2Astronomy
    A constellation near the north celestial pole, recognizable by the conspicuous ‘W’ pattern of its brightest stars.

adjective

Astronomy
postpositive
  • Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Cassiopeia.

    ‘the star Delta Cassiopeiae’

Origin

Latin, from Greek. Cassiopeiae is the Latin genitive form of the name Cassiopeia.

Pronunciation

Cassiopeia

/ˌkasɪə(ʊ)ˈpiːə/