Perseid

noun
Per·se·id | \ˈpər-sē-əd \

Definition of Perseid 

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

First Known Use of Perseid

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Perseid

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

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