[ tawr-idz ]
/ ˈtɔr ɪdz /
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noun (used with a plural verb)Astronomy.
a collection of meteors constituting a meteor shower (Taurid meteor shower ) visible during the period of October 26 to November 16 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Taurus.
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