Definition of Hyades in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhīdēz/
An open star cluster in the constellation Taurus, appearing to surround the bright star Aldebaran.


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'.

Words that rhyme with Hyades

Alcibiades, Pleiades

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Syllabification: Hy·a·des

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