Fr.: essaim de météoroïdes
A relatively dense collection of meteoroids at certain spots along some → meteoroid streams.
A great number of things especially in motion. → meteorite swarm.
ME; OE swearm; cf. O.S., M.L.G. swarm, Swed. svärm, M.Du. swerm, O.H.G. swarm, Ger. Schwarm "swarm;" O.N. svarmr "tumult."
Qang in Lârestâni "swarm of bees, flies, or the like," Lori qem (qem zaye) "swarm of bees, ants, and the like."