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doc Definition of halcyon
    English to English
    adjective
  • 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.
  • source: Webster 1913
    noun
  • (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • a large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • 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
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • 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.
  • source: Webster 1913
    adjective satellite
  • idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity
  • A halcyon atmosphere.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • marked by peace and prosperity
  • A golden era.
    The halcyon days of the clipper trade.
    source: WordNet 3.0
    English to Tagalog
    adj
  • [jálciœn] Tahimik; walang imik
  • source: Diccionario Ingles-Español-Tagalog
    noun
  • [jalciœn] Pangalan ng ibon
  • source: Diccionario Ingles-Español-Tagalog
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