Words Like HALCYON
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8 Alternative Words Similar to halcyon
1 examples of halcyon
the halcyon days of the clipper trade
10 definitions of halcyon
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.
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.
Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.
idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity
a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
(Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
marked by peace and prosperity
a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
A kingfisher, especially one of the genus Halcyon.
A fabled bird, identified with the kingfisher, that was supposed to have had the power to calm the wind and the waves while it nested on the sea during the winter solstice.