Taurus


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Related to Taurus: Gemini, Aries

Tau·rus

 (tôr′əs)
n.
1. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Orion and Aries.
2.
a. The second sign of the zodiac.
b. One who is born under this sign. In all senses also called Bull.

[Middle English, from Latin, bull, the constellation Taurus; see tauro- in Indo-European roots.]

Taurus

(ˈtɔːrəs)
n, Latin genitive Tauri (ˈtɔːraɪ)
1. (Celestial Objects) 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) astrology
a. 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
b. a person born when the sun is in this sign
adj
(Astrology) born under or characteristic of Taurus
Also (for senses 2b, 3): Taurean
[C14: from Latin: bull]

Tau•rus1

(ˈtɔr əs)

n. gen. Tau•ri (ˈtɔr aɪ)
for 1.
1. the Bull, a zodiacal constellation between Gemini and Aries, containing the bright star Aldebaran.
2.
a. the second sign of the zodiac, between Aries and Gemini.
b. a person born under this sign, usu. between April 20 and May 20.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]

Tau•rus2

(ˈtɔr əs)

n.
a mountain range in S Turkey. Highest peak, 12,251 ft. (3734 m).

Tau·rus

(tôr′əs)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Orion and Aries.

Taurus

1. the bull, second of the zodiaeal eonstellations.
2. the bull, second of the astrological signs.
See also: Bulls and Bullfighting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Taurus - Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
2.Taurus - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
astrology, star divination - a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
3.Taurus - a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini
zodiac - a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes
Aldebaran - the brightest star in Taurus
Crab Nebula - a remnant of a supernova detected first in 1054 AD
Pleiades - a star cluster in the constellation Taurus
4.Taurus - the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20
Translations
Býk
Tyren
Härkä
bik
Bika
おうし座牡牛座
황소자리
Taur
Bik
Oxen
ราศีพฤษภ
cung Kim ngưu

Taurus

[ˈtɔːrəs] N
1. (= sign, constellation) → Tauro m
2. (= person) → tauro mf
she's (a) Tauruses tauro

Taurus

[ˈtɔːrəs] nTaureau m
to be Taurus → être Taureau, être du Taureau
I'm Taurus → Je suis Taureau., Je suis du Taureau.

Taurus

n (Astron, Astrol) → Stier m; he’s (a) Tauruser ist Stier

Taurus

[ˈtɔːrəs] n (Astron, Astrol) → Toro
to be Taurus → essere del Toro

Taurus

الثَّوْر Býk Tyren Stier Ταύρος Tauro härkä Taureau bik Toro 牡牛座 황소자리 Stier tyren Byk Touro Телец Oxen ราศีพฤษภ Boğa burcu cung Kim ngưu 金牛座
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