Taurus definitions

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Taurus is a constellation near Orion and Aries, represented by the bull.
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The Taurus constellation has two stars at the tips of the bull’s horns.
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It has stars where the eyes and nose are, and at least one star that marks the legs.
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Inside the Taurus constellation, you may want to look for the Pleiades, or the Seven Sisters.
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Aldebaran, which is a red giant star, is one of its eyes.
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The Crab nebula is between its horns.
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The Hyades is a star cluster that makes a v-shape on the head of the bull and its stars make up one eye (not Aldebaran) and his nose.
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Taurus constellation can be easily located:
  • In September and October, the constellation can be traced along the eastern horizon after sunset; it appears between Aries and Gemini, for anyone who is versed in the locations of the other zodiac constellations.
  • During the winter months, the Constellation Taurus is located in the night sky of the northern hemisphere.
  • As winter changes into spring, Taurus moves across the sky; by March, it appears on the western horizon.

An example of Taurus is a group of stars in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Taurus is a sign of the zodiac or someone born under that sign.

An example of a Taurus is someone born on April 25th.

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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Orion and Aries.
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The second sign of the zodiac.
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One who is born under this sign.
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A N constellation between Aries and Orion containing the Hyades and the Pleiades star clusters, the Crab nebula, and the bright star Aldebaran; the Bull.
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The second sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about April 21
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A person born under this sign.
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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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Used attributively as a species epithet.
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(astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a bull and containing the star Aldebaran.
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(astrology): The zodiac sign for the bull, ruled by Venus and covering April 21 - May 21 (tropical astrology) or May 16 - June 15 (sidereal astrology).
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(automobile) An automobile model produced by the Ford Motor Company (1986-present).
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Someone with a Taurus star sign.
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A mountain range in southern Anatolia, running parallel to the Mediterranean coast.
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Origin of taurus

Middle English from Latin bull, the constellation Taurus tauro- in Indo-European roots