Lyrid

Lyrid

Ly"rid\ (l[imac]"r[i^]d), n. (Astron.) One of the group of shooting stars which come into the air in certain years on or about the 19th of April; -- so called because the apparent path among the stars the stars if produced back wards crosses the constellation Lyra.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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