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Meaning of Quadrantids

Quad•ran•tids

Pronunciation: (kwo-dran'tidz), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.) Astron.
  1. a collection of meteors comprising a meteor shower visible around January 31 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Boötes.
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