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Ce•phe•us



Pronunciation: (sē'fē-us, -fyOOs), [key]
n.,
gen. -phe•iPronunciation: (-fē-ī") [key] for 1.

1. Astron.a northern circumpolar constellation between Cassiopeia and Draco.
2. Also,Kepheus. Class. Myth.an Ethiopian king, the husband of Cassiopeia and father of Andromeda.

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