Pronunciation: (ak'wu-rids, ä'kwu-), [key]
—n. (used with a pl. v.)
either of two collections of meteors comprising meteor showers having their apparent origin in the constellation Aquarius and visible either in early May (Eta Aquarids) or late July (Delta Aquarids).
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