What does taurus mean?

Definitions for taurus
ˈtɔr əs; ˈtɔr aɪtau·rus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sanchez, Ilich Sanchez, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, Carlos, Carlos the Jackal, Salim, Andres Martinez, Taurus, Glen Gebhard, Hector Hevodidbon, Michael Assatnoun

    Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)

  2. Taurus, Bullnoun

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

  3. Taurusnoun

    a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini

  4. Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bullnoun

    the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20


  1. Taurusnoun

    Someone with a Taurus star sign

  2. Taurusnoun

    A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a bull and containing the star Aldebaran.

  3. Taurusnoun

    The zodiac sign for the bull, ruled by Venus and covering April 21 - May 21.

  4. Taurusnoun

    (automobile) An automobile model produced by the Ford Motor Company (1986-2006).

  5. Etymology: From taurus.


  1. taurus

    Taurus is a term that can have different meanings depending on its context: 1. Astrology: Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac, symbolized by the Bull and characterized as being reliable, practical, ambitious, and sensual. People born between April 20 and May 20 fall under this sign. 2. Astronomy: Taurus is a constellation in the northern hemisphere. It's one of the oldest constellations documented, with descriptions dating back to the early Bronze Age. 3. In automotive context, Taurus is a model of a car manufactured by Ford Motor Company. 4. In mythology, Taurus is often associated with the Greek myth of the bull-form taken by Zeus in order to win Europa. So, the general definition of Taurus will depend on whether the context is astrology, astronomy, automobiles or mythology.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Taurusnoun

    the Bull; the second in order of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of April; -- marked thus [/] in almanacs

  2. Taurusnoun

    a zodiacal constellation, containing the well-known clusters called the Pleiades and the Hyades, in the latter of which is situated the remarkably bright Aldebaran

  3. Taurusnoun

    a genus of ruminants comprising the common domestic cattle

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Taurus

    taw′rus, n. the Bull, one of the signs of the zodiac.—adjs. Tau′rian, pertaining to a bull; Tau′riform, having the form of a bull; Tau′rīne, bull-like.—ns. Taurobō′lium, the slaughter of a bull in the Mithraic rites, or an artistic representation of the same; Taurom′achy, bull-fighting.—adj. Tauromor′phous, bull-shaped. [L.,—Gr.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Taurus

    or The Bull, a constellation, the second in size of the zodiac, which the sun enters towards the 20th of April.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. taurus

    The second sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of April.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taurus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taurus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of taurus in a Sentence

  1. James Robertson:

    The reason I picked the Taurus, I remember the old Taurus from the 1980s, they never were this fancy or anything, but like me they have a strong heart from the inside.

  2. Francis Malofiy:

    He didn't tell you where he got the idea, that's because the piece of music was lifted from 'Taurus' and Randy California.

  3. James Robertson:

    The reason I picked the Ford Taurus, I remember Ford Taurus from the 1980s.

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    irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    A tenebrous
    B numinous
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