Definitions of halcyon

The word halcyon uses 7 letters: a, c, h, l, n, o, y

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Meanings of halcyon

n. - A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.

a. - Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice.

a. - Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.

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