Definition of Hyades in English:

Hyades

Syllabification: Hy·a·des
Pronunciation: /ˈhīˌdēz
 
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Astronomy
An open star cluster in the constellation Taurus, appearing to surround the bright star Aldebaran.

Origin

from Greek Huades, by folk etymology from huein 'to rain', but perhaps from hus 'pig', the Latin name of the constellation being Suculae 'little pigs'.

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