Definition of Quadrantids in English:

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Quadrantids

Pronunciation: /ˌkwäˈdran(t)idz/
Astronomy
An annual meteor shower with a radiant in the constellation Boötes, reaching a peak about January 3.

Origin

From Latin Quadrans Muralis 'the Mural Quadrant', the name of a former constellation.

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Syllabification: Quad·ran·tids

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