Definition of Quadrantids in English:

Quadrantids

Pronunciation /ˌkwäˈdran(t)idz/ /ˌkwɑˈdræn(t)ɪdz/

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.