Taurus

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noun Tau·rus \ˈtȯr-əs\

Definition of Taurus

  1. 1 :  a zodiacal constellation that contains the Pleiades and Hyades and is represented pictorially by a bull's forequarters

  2. 2a :  the second sign of the zodiac in astrologyb :  one born under the sign of Taurus — see zodiac table

Origin and Etymology of taurus

Middle English, from Latin (genitive Tauri), literally, bull


First Known Use: 14th century


Taurus

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geographical name Tau·rus \ˈtȯr-əs\
variants: or Turkish

Toros

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Definition of Taurus

  1. mountains in southern Turkey parallel to the Mediterranean Sea coast


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