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Taurus

Syllabification: Tau·rus
Pronunciation: /ˈtôrəs
 
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Definition of Taurus in English:

1 Astronomy A constellation (the Bull), said to represent a bull with brazen feet that was tamed by Jason. Its many bright stars include Aldebaran (the bull’s eye), and it contains the Crab Nebula and the star clusters of the Hyades and the Pleiades.
1.1 (as genitive Tauri /ˈtôrē, ˈtôrī/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Tauri
2 Astrology The second sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters on about April 21.
2.1 (a Taurus) A person born when the sun is in the sign of Taurus.
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

1
Pronunciation: /ˈtôrēən, tôˈrēən/
noun& adjective
sense 2.
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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