Definitions for: Taurus


[n] the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20
[n] a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini
[n] (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus



Webster (1913) Definition: Tau"rus (t[add]"r[u^]s), n. [L., akin to Gr. tay^ros,
and E. steer. See Steer a young ox.]
1. (Astron.)
(a) The Bull; the second in order of the twelve signs of
the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of
April; -- marked thus [[taurus]] in almanacs.
(b) A zodiacal constellation, containing the well-known
clusters called the Pleiades and the Hyades, in the
latter of which is situated the remarkably bright
Aldebaran.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of ruminants comprising the common
domestic cattle.

Synonyms: Bull, Bull, Taurus the Bull

See Also: Aldebaran, constellation, Crab Nebula, house, human, individual, mansion, mortal, person, planetary house, Pleiades, sign, sign of the zodiac, somebody, someone, soul, star sign, zodiac

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