Perseid (plural Perseids)
- (astronomy) Any of the meteors in a meteor shower that appears to come from the constellation Perseus.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Perseid in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)