(Latin: Bull) In astronomy, the constellation lying between Aries and Gemini; in astrology, the second sign of the zodiac, governing approximately the period April 20–May 20. Its symbol is a bull, a reference to the Greek myth in which Zeus transformed himself into a white bull to abduct Europa.
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