Definition of Quadrantids in English:

Quadrantids

proper noun

Astronomy
  • An annual meteor shower with a radiant in the constellation Boötes, reaching a peak about January 3.

Origin

From Latin Quadrans Muralis the Mural Quadrant the name of a former constellation.

Pronunciation:

Quadrantids

/ˌkwäˈdran(t)idz/