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Definition of the noun Alcyon
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Alcyon is a genus of Aves, described by Boie in 1832.
Alcyon is a genus of Alcedinidae, described by Blumenbach in 1803.
- synonym: genus Alcyon
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Chordata
- class: Aves
- order: Coraciiformes
- family: Alcedinidae
- genus: Alcedo
"Alcyon" is a musical single of Klauss Goulart.
- 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.
- The Alcyon was a French bicycle, automobile and motorcycle manufacturer between 1890 and 1957.
Phrases with Alcyon
Phrases ending with the word Alcyon:
- Genus Alcyon
- Alcedo Alcyon
- ceryle alcyon
- Anthrax alcyon
- Megaceryle alcyon
- Onthophagus Alcyon
- Alcedinectes Alcyon
- Poecilanthrax Alcyon
- Species Alcedo Alcyon
- Species Ceryle Alcyon
- species Anthrax alcyon
- Megaceryle alcyon alcyon
- species Megaceryle alcyon
- Species Alcedinectes Alcyon
- Species Poecilanthrax Alcyon
- Subspecies Megaceryle Alcyon Alcyon
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by Theo Vennemann, Patrizia Noel Aziz Hanna
'The alcyon is a sea bird , ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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, ...
Martyn'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.
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 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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
An 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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