Delta Aquarids

noun (used with a plural verb) Astronomy.

See under Aquarids.


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Definition for delta aquarids (2 of 2)

[ ak-wuh-rids, ah-kwuh- ]
/ ˈæk wə rɪds, ˈɑ kwə- /

noun (used with a plural verb)

either of two collections of meteors comprising meteor showers having their apparent origin in the constellation Aquarius and visible either in early May (Eta Aquarids) or late July (Delta Aquarids).

Origin of Aquarids Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020