Sunday, May 3, 2009

02/03

Tau•rus |ˌtɔːrəs|

1 Astronomy a constellation (the Bull), said to represent a bull with brazen feet that was
tamed
by Jason. Its many bright stars include Aldebaran (the bull's eye), and it contains
the
Crab Nebula and the star clusters of the Hyades and the Pleiades.
• [as genitive ] ( Tauri |ˌtɔːriː|)
used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate
a star in this constellation : the star Beta Tauri.

2 Astrology the second sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters on about April 21.
• ( a Taurus) ( pl. same) a person born when the sun is in this sign.

DERIVATIVES
Taurean |ˌtɔːrɪən| |tɔːˌriːən| noun & adjective (in sense 2) .

ORIGIN Latin.

Have a good one, NØ.


SPIRIT: TAURUS from "Spirit" LP (Ode) 1968 (US) [r]

3 comments:

♫M'sheArt2❤ said...

My sun sign I'll take it ;).. Lovely
tune, thanks.

♫M'sheArt2❤ said...

I like the image of the taurus symbol..
very nicely done.

ib said...

You're welcome, ♫M'sheArt2. Nice handle.