Perseid

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noun Per·se·id \ˈpər-sē-əd\

Definition of Perseid

  1. :  any of a group of meteors that appear annually about August 11

Origin and Etymology of perseid

Latin Perseus; from their appearing to radiate from a point in Perseus


First Known Use: 1871


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