Taurus



noun, genitive Tauri
[tawr-ahy] /ˈtɔr aɪ/ (Show IPA), for 1.
1.
Astronomy. the Bull, a zodiacal constellation between Gemini and Aries, containing the bright star Aldebaran.
2.
Astrology.

the second sign of the zodiac: the fixed earth sign.
a person born under this sign, usually between April 20th and May 20th.

noun
1.
a mountain range in S Turkey: highest peak, 12,251 feet (3734 meters).
noun (Latin genitive) Tauri (ˈtɔːraɪ)
1.
(astronomy) a zodiacal constellation in the N hemisphere lying close to Orion and between Aries and Gemini. It contains the star Aldebaran, the star clusters Hyades and Pleiades, and the Crab Nebula
2.
(astrology)

Also called the Bull. the second sign of the zodiac, symbol ♉, having a fixed earth classification and ruled by the planet Venus. The sun is in this sign between about April 20 and May 20
a person born when the sun is in this sign

adjective
3.
born under or characteristic of Taurus
Taurus
(tôr’əs)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Orion and Aries. Taurus (the Bull) contains the bright star Aldebaran and the grouping known as the Pleiades. It is the second sign of the zodiac.

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