• (n.) 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.
  • (a.) 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.
  • (a.) Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.

Compare halcyon with other words:

alcyon vs. halcyon

halcyon vs. light

halcyon vs. turbulent

halcyon vs. halcyonian

clear vs. halcyon

halcyon vs. placid

halcyon vs. prelapsarian

halcyon vs. relaxed

calm vs. halcyon

blissful vs. halcyon

halcyon vs. serene

halcyon vs. peaceful

halcyon vs. nest

halcyon vs. kingfisher