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Meaning of TAURUS

Pronunciation:  'torus

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

TAURUS is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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

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