Definition of Quadrantids in English:

Quadrantids

Syllabification: Quad·ran·tids
Pronunciation: /kwäˈdrantidz
 
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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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