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Taurids

[ 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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Origin of Taurids

1885–90; Taur(us)1 + -id1 + -s3
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