Definition of Leonids in English:

Leonids

Syllabification: Le·o·nids
Pronunciation: /ˈlēənidz
 
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Astronomy
An annual meteor shower with a radiant in the constellation Leo, reaching a peak about November 17.

Origin

late 19th century: from Latin leo, leon- (see Leo2) + -id3.

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