Meaning of Taurids

Tau•rids

Pronunciation: (tôr'idz), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.) Astron.
  1. a collection of meteors constituting a meteor showervisible during the period of October 26 to November 16 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Taurus.
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