Pronunciation: (lī'ridz), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lyrids.html on line 71 [key]
—n. (used with a pl. v.) Astron.
a collection of meteors comprising a meteor shower (Ly'rid me'teor show"er) visible April 22 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Lyra.
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