Definition of Quadrantids in English:

Quadrantids

Line breaks: Quad|ran¦tids
Pronunciation: /kwɒˈdrantɪdz
 
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Astronomy
An annual meteor shower with a radiant in the constellation Boötes, reaching a peak about 3 January.

Origin

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

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adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something