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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. Alcedo Alcyon
  3. ceryle alcyon
  4. Anthrax alcyon
  5. Megaceryle alcyon
  6. Onthophagus Alcyon
  7. Alcedinectes Alcyon
  8. Poecilanthrax Alcyon
  9. Species Alcedo Alcyon
  10. Species Ceryle Alcyon
  11. species Anthrax alcyon
  12. Megaceryle alcyon alcyon
  13. species Megaceryle alcyon
  14. Species Alcedinectes Alcyon
  15. Species Poecilanthrax Alcyon
  16. 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 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 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. 1 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 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 previewMartyn's Menu Dictionary ... (1903)

by Charles Martyn

Alcyon, m. Halcyon. Kingfisher. Nids d'alcyon. Edible Swallows' nestS. (See also, mids de salangame.) Ale, aile, f. Ale (Malt liquor). Aleatico. A sweet Italian dessert wine. Alénois cresson, m. Small garden cress. Pepper wort, pepper grass.

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 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 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 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. A small ...

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Small photo of RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, UK - July 7, 2014: Former French Navy Morane-Saulnier MS-733 Alcyon trainer aircraft G-MSAL on approach to land.Small photo of RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, UK - July 7, 2014: Former French Navy Morane-Saulnier MS-733 Alcyon trainer aircraft G-MSAL.Small photo of RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, UK - July 7, 2014: Former French Navy Morane-Saulnier MS-733 Alcyon trainer aircraft G-MSAL.Small photo of MARCH 2018: Alcyon Type C, 60 The edition international vintage car rallye Barcelona - Sitges.Small photo of MARCH 2018: Alcyon Type C, 60 Th edition international vintage car rallye Barcelona - Sitges.Small photo of Very close up of White-throated Kingfisher (alcyon smyrnensis) in nature More...

Scrabble value of A1L1C3Y4O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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