Quadrantid


Qua·dran·tid

noun \kwä-ˈdran-təd\

Definition of QUADRANTID

:  any of a group of meteors that appear annually about January 3

Origin of QUADRANTID

New Latin Quadrant-, Quadrans (Muralis) mural quadrant, a group of stars in the constellation Draco from which the shower appears to radiate
First Known Use: 1876

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