noun \ˈlē-ə-nid\
plural Leonids or Le·on·i·des \lē-ˈä-nə-ˌdēz\

Definition of LEONID

:  any of the meteors in a meteor shower occurring every year about November 14

Origin of LEONID

Latin Leon-, Leo; from their appearing to radiate from a point in Leo
First Known Use: 1876


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