Definition of Aquarid in English:

Aquarid

Pronunciation /ˈakwərɪd/

noun

Astronomy
  • A meteor from either of two active showers which appear to radiate from the constellation Aquarius. Usually in plural.

    The Eta Aquarids peak in early May and are associated with Halley's Comet; the Delta Aquarids peak in July/August.

adjective

Astronomy
  • Designating this shower of meteors; of or relating to the Aquarids.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Reports of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. From Aquar- + -id.