Hyades

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plural noun Hy·a·des \ˈhī-ə-ˌdēz\

Definition of Hyades

  1. :  a V-shaped cluster of stars in the head of the constellation Taurus held by the ancients to indicate rainy weather when they rise with the sun

Origin and Etymology of hyades

Latin, from Greek


First Known Use: 14th century


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