alcyon

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

alcyon (plural alcyons)

  1. Alternative form of halcyon.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

alcyon (kingfisher)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀλκυών (alkuṓn, kingfisher).

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Noun[edit]

alcyōn f (genitive alcyonis); third declension

  1. The halcyon; kingfisher.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative alcyōn alcyonēs
genitive alcyonis alcyonum
dative alcyonī alcyonibus
accusative alcyonem alcyonēs
ablative alcyone alcyonibus
vocative alcyōn alcyonēs

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