Several → meteor showers that have their
→ radiants in the constellation
→ Aquarius. The main showers are:
Aquarids, from → Aquarius constellation + → -ids suffix denoting "descendant of, belonging to the family of."
Âbkašiyân, from Âbkaš + -iyân, → -ids.
Lacking sufficient water or rainfall.
L. aridus, from arere "to be dry, i.e. burnt up"; compare with Gk. azaleos "dry," PIE *as- "to burn, glow".
Kamâb, from Mod.P. kam "little, few, deficient, scarce" + âb "water".
A measure of the degree to which a climate lacks effective moisture.
Aridity, noun from → arid.
Kamâbi, noun from amâbi, → arid.