Ceyx

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κήϋξ (Kḗüx, Ceyx, a king from Greek mythology who was transformed into a kingfisher).

Proper noun[edit]

Ceyx m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcedinidae.

References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, →ISBN

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κήϋξ (Kḗüx).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ceyx

  1. (Greek mythology) A king who was transformed into a kingfisher, together with his wife Alcyone.

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