See also: taurus
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- IPA(key): /ˈtɔːɹəs/
- (also, US, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈtɑɹəs/
From Latin taurus (“bull”). Doublet of steer and tur.
Taurus (symbol ♉︎)
- (astronomy): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a bull and containing the star Aldebaran.
- c. 1588–1593 (date written), William Shakespeare, “The Lamentable Tragedy of Titus Andronicus”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene iii]:
- See, see, thou hast shot off one of Taurus' horns.
- (astrology): The zodiac sign for the bull, ruled by Venus and covering April 21 - May 21 (tropical astrology) or May 16 - June 15 (sidereal astrology).
- (automobile) An automobile model produced by the Ford Motor Company (1986-present).
Taurus (plural Tauruses)
- Someone with a Taurus star sign
Someone with a Taurus star sign
From Latin Taurus, from Ancient Greek Ταῦρος (Taûros)
- A mountain range in southern Anatolia, almost 4000 metres high and running parallel to the Mediterranean coast
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Unadapted borrowing from Latin Taurus.