[ tawr-idz ]

noun(used with a plural verb)Astronomy.
  1. 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.

Origin of Taurids

1885–90; Taur(us)1 + -id1 + -s3

Words Nearby Taurids

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