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noun (used with a plural verb) Astronomy.
  1. a collection of meteors comprising a meteor shower (Lyrid meteor shower) visible April 22 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Lyra.
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Origin of Lyrids

Lyr(a) + -ids, plural of -id1
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