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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ericaceae — circumboreal shrubs used as fuel by native peoples in the Arctic.
  • proper n. Alternative form of Cassiopeia.

Etymologies

From the northern constellation Cassiopeia, because of its proximity to the celestial pole. (Wiktionary)

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