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Taurus

noun Tau·rus \ˈtr-əs\

Definition of TAURUS

1
:  a zodiacal constellation that contains the Pleiades and Hyades and is represented pictorially by a bull's forequarters
2
a :  the second sign of the zodiac in astrology
b :  one born under the sign of Taurus — see zodiac table
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Origin of TAURUS

Middle English, from Latin (genitive Tauri), literally, bull
First Known Use: 14th century

Taurus

geographical name Tau·rus \ˈtr-əs\

Definition of TAURUS

mountains S Turkey parallel to Mediterranean coast

Variants of TAURUS

Tau·rus or Turkish To·ros \t-ˈrs\
TAURUS Defined for Kids

Taurus

noun Tau·rus \ˈtr-əs\

Definition of TAURUS for Kids

1
:  a constellation between Aries and Gemini imagined as a bull
2
:  the second sign of the zodiac or a person born under this sign

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