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Halcyon

Meaning: A legendary or fabled bird identified with the kingfisher that was said to nest at sea during winter solstice and was believed to have the power to calm waves

Dec 3, 2014 11:04 IST
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Halcyon: Noun

Pronunciation: Hal-see-uh' n 

Meaning: A legendary or fabled bird identified with the kingfisher that was said to nest at sea during winter solstice and was believed to have the power to calm waves.

Usage/Example:

The sighting of the halcyon is considered to bring a person good luck.

 

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