Hyadesn. (Greek mythology) The seven daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Pleiades; they nurtured the infant Dionysus and Zeus placed them among the stars as a reward.
Hy"ads(?), } n. pl. [L. Hyades, Gr. .] (Astron.) A cluster of five stars in the face of the constellation Taurus, supposed by the ancients to indicate the coming of rainy weather when they rose with the sun.
Thro' scudding drifts the rainy HyadesTennyson.
Vext the dim sea.
hy*"na(?), n. (Zol.) Same as Hyena.
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