Definition of Taurus in English:

Taurus

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːrəs
 
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1 Astronomy A constellation (the Bull), said to represent a bull that was tamed by Jason. Its many bright stars include Aldebaran (the bull’s eye), and it contains the star clusters of the Hyades and the Pleiades, and the Crab Nebula.
2 Astrology The second sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters on about 21 April.
2.1 (a Taurus) A person born when the sun is in the sign of Taurus.
More example sentences
  • If someone was supposed to have been a Taurus but ends up as a Pisces, how does this affect their lives?
  • But the reality is that, although he may be quite fanciful, he is still a Taurus, the most fixed and stable sign of the zodiac.
  • Most people know whether they are a Virgo, or a Taurus, or whatever.

Origin

Latin.

Derivatives

Taurean

Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːrɪən, tɔːˈriːən/
noun & adjective
sense 2.
More example sentences
  • They were closely followed by Taureans and Pisceans.
  • But all Taureans have a habit of suppressing anger and frustration, which can lead to a variety of psychological disorders.
  • Like most Taureans, an individual born into this combination will be calm, sympathetic, sensual and fun-loving.

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