alcyon definition

  • noun:
    • See halcyon.
    • a classic or poetical title of kingfisher. Frequently written halcyon.
    • [capitalized] A genus of kingfishers: just like Halcyon, 2.
    • The specific name associated with the belted kingfisher of North America, Ceryle alcyon.
    • an over-all title associated with kingfishers of the genus Halcyon and others of this subfamily Daceloninæ: as, the wood-alcyons, tree-alcyons, etc.
  • others:
    • Same ashalcyon.

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