[ uh-rahy-uh-nidz, awr-ee-oh-, ohr- ]
/ əˈraɪ ə nɪdz, ˌɔr iˈoʊ-, ˌoʊr- /
noun (used with a plural verb)Astronomy.
a collection of meteors comprising a meteor shower (Orionid meteor shower ) visible during October, and having its apparent origin in the constellation Orion.
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