Definition of Hyades in English:

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


From the Hyades (Greek Huades), the five sisters of the Pleiades in Greek mythology, brothers of Hyas, who were changed into stars by Zeus.

Words that rhyme with Hyades

Alcibiades, Pleiades

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