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[uh-rahy-uh-nidz, awr-ee-oh-, ohr-] /əˈraɪ ə nɪdz, ˌɔr iˈoʊ-, ˌoʊr-/
noun, (used with a plural verb) Astronomy
a collection of meteors comprising a meteor shower (Orionid meteor shower) visible during October, and having its apparent origin in the constellation Orion. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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