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cassiope

[kuh-sahy-uh-pee] /kəˈsaɪ əˌpi/
noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) any evergreen shrub belonging to the genus Cassiope, of the heath family, having nodding white or pinkish solitary flowers and scalelike or needlelike leaves.
2.
(initial capital letter) Cassiopeia.
Origin of cassiope
< New Latin, Latin < Greek Kassiópē Cassiopeia
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  • He landed at cassiope, a town in the northern part of the island of Corcyra.

    Nero Jacob Abbott
  • For all practical purposes, however, words like cassiope are quadrisyllables.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • Of these cassiope is at once the commonest and the most beautiful and influential.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • Of these, cassiope tetragona is far the most influential and beautiful.

    Travels in Alaska John Muir
  • cassiope was a port of Epirus, not far from Nicopolis, where Epictetus taught.

  • On my high mountain walks I keep muttering, "cassiope, cassiope."

  • Andromeda was the daughter of Cepheus, king of Ethiopia, and of cassiope.

    The Lusiad Lus de Cames
  • cassiope boasted that she and her daughter were more beautiful than Juno and the Nereids.

    The Lusiad Lus de Cames
  • I have thinks that other grunt was to tell me not to have forgets to take a drink of cold water to cassiope.

    The Story of Opal Opal Whiteley
  • cassiope seems the highest name of all the small mountain-heath people, and as if conscious of her worth, keeps out of my way.

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