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Halcyon

Dec 3, 2014 11:04 IST

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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