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Definition of the noun Alcyon

What does Alcyon mean as a name of something?

Alcyon is a genus of Aves, described by Boie in 1832.

Alcyon is a genus of Alcedinidae, described by Blumenbach in 1803.

Music

"Alcyon" is a musical single of Klauss Goulart.

Miscellanea

  1. Alcyon is a former French professional cycling team that was active from 1906 to 1955. It was owned by Alcyon, a French bicycle, automobile and motorcycle manufacturer.
  2. The Alcyon was a French bicycle, automobile and motorcycle manufacturer between 1890 and 1957.

Phrases with Alcyon

Phrases ending with the word Alcyon:

  1. Genus Alcyon
  2. ceryle alcyon
  3. Anthrax alcyon
  4. Megaceryle alcyon
  5. Onthophagus Alcyon
  6. Poecilanthrax Alcyon
  7. Species Ceryle Alcyon
  8. species Anthrax alcyon
  9. Megaceryle alcyon alcyon
  10. species Megaceryle alcyon
  11. Species Poecilanthrax Alcyon
  12. Subspecies Megaceryle Alcyon Alcyon

Other phrases containing the word Alcyon:

  1. Megaceryle alcyon caurina
  2. Subspecies Megaceryle Alcyon Caurina

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alcyon

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Google previewEuropa Vasconica, Europa Semitica (2003)

by Theo Vennemann, Patrizia Noel Aziz Hanna

'The alcyon is a sea bird , ...

Google previewThomas Browne (2013)

21st-Century Oxford Authors by Kevin Killeen

and white round eggs of a smooth and polished surface, whereas the true alcyon is a sea bird, makes an handsome nest floating upon the water, and breedeth in the winter. That nysus should be rendred either an hobby or a sparrow hawk, ...

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

The alcyon WM solitary and pensive ; and the kingsfisher is almost always seen alone, and the pairing season is of short duration. The former was not only an inhabitant of the sea-shore, but haunted the banks of rivers : and the latter has also ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B by William Nicholson

Some have even doubted, whether the kingsfisher of _the modems and the alcyon of the ancients are the same bird. But the description of Aristotle sufficiently identifies them. The alcyon, says that philosopher, is not much larger than a ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Cycling (2011)

by Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans

ALCYON. A professional cycling team sponsored by the eponymous French bicycle and automobile manufacturer, Alcyon was one of the dominant teams of the first half of the 20th century. Starting with bicycle racing sponsorship in 1906, four ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Polite Literature; Or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Illustrious Heroes ... (1804)

ALCYON, brother of Porphytion, was one of the giants in the war against the gods . it seems there was a prophetical rumour among the deities, that the giants should not be overcome, unless a mortal assisted in the war; wherefore Jupiter, ...

Google previewAn English expositour, or Compleat dictionary: teaching the interpretation of the hardest words, and most usefull terms of art used in our language. First set forth by J. B. Dr of Physick ... And now the sixth time revised, corrected, and very much augmented ... By a lover of the arts. The author named in the preface as John Bulloker (1684)

Alcyon.

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon), Salish cognate: Squamish /c'eal/ belted kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) Kennedy and Bouchard 1976:86, ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; or Historical dictionary of the gods, demi-gods, heroes ... (1790)

ALCYON, brother of Porphyrion, was one of the giants in the w ar against the gods. It seems there was a prophetical rumor among the deities, that the giants should not be overcome, unless a mortal assisted in the war ; wherefore Jupiter, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

The alcyon was solitary and pensive ; and the king-fisher is almost always seen alone, and the pairing season is of short duration. The former was not only an inhabitant of the sea-shore, but haunted the banks of rivers, and the latter has also ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes, and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity (1790)

Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games ... by John Bell

ALCYON, brother of Porphyrion, was one of the giants in the war against the gods. It seems there was a prophetical rumor among the deities, that the giants should not be overcome, unless a mortal assisted in the war ; wherefore Jupiter, ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

The alcyon was solitary and pensive ; and the kings- fisher is almost always seen alone, and the pairing season is of short duration. The former was not only an inhabitant of the sea- shore, ...

Google previewBell's New Pantheon; Or, Historical Dictionary of the Gods, Demi-gods, Heroes and Fabulous Personages of Antiquity: Also, of the Images and Idols Adored in the Pagan World; Together with Their Temples, Priests, Altars, Oracles, Fasts, Festivals, Games, &c. As Well as Descriptions of Their Figures, Representations, and Symbols, Collected from Statues, Pictures, Coins, and Other Remains of the Ancients. The Whole Designed to Facilitate the Study of Mythology, History, Poetry, Painting, Statuary, Medals, &c. &c. And Compiled from the Best Authorities. Richly Embellished with Characteristic Prints. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [- 2.] (1790)

ALCYON, brother of Porphyrion, was one of the giants in the war against the gods. It seems there was a prophetical rumor among the deities, that the giants should not be overcome, unless a mortal assisted in the war; wherefore Jupiter, ...

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