Taurus is a Zodiacal constellation otherwise known as the Bull. It is one of the 48 Greek constellations originally described by the 2nd century astronomer Claudius Ptolemy (Wikipedia). Taurus remains one of the 88 modern constellations defined by the International Astronomical Union (Wikipedia).
Taurus (abbrev. = Tau; genitive = Tauri) covers 797 square degrees or 1.93% of the celestial sphere making it the 17th largest constellation. It contains 223 stars brighter than apparent magnitude 6.5, the brightest star being Aldebaran (Alpha Tauri). See Taurus for a photo this constellation from Bifrost Observatory.