Pronunciation: (ku-sī'u-pē"), [key]
1. (sometimes cap.) 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. (cap.) Cassiopeia.
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