Lyrids

[ lahy-ridz ]
/ ˈlaɪ rɪdz /

noun (used with a plural verb)Astronomy.

a collection of meteors comprising a meteor shower (Lyrid meteor shower ) visible April 22 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Lyra.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?

Origin of Lyrids

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

Words nearby Lyrids

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020