Lyrid
Lyrid Ly"rid (l[imac]"r[i^]d), n. (Astron.) One of the group of shooting stars which come into the air in certain years on or about the 19th of April; -- so called because the apparent path among the stars if traced backwards crosses the constellation Lyra. [1913 Webster]

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