Perseid Definition

pûrsē-ĭd
perseid, perseids
noun
One of a shower of meteors that appears to originate in the vicinity of the constellation Perseus during the second week of August.
American Heritage
(zoology) Any member of the Perseidae.
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Other Word Forms of Perseid

Noun

Singular:
Perseid
Plural:
Perseids

Origin of Perseid

  • From Latin Perseus the constellation Perseus Perseus or from Greek Persēides pl. of Persēis offspring of Perseus (from Perseus Perseus)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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