A kingfisher. By modern ornithologists restricted to a genus including a limited number of species having omnivorous habits, as the sacred kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) of Australia.
Pertaining to, or resembling, the halcyon, which was anciently said to lay her eggs in nests on or near the sea during the calm weather about the winter solstice.
Hence: Calm; quiet; peaceful; undisturbed; happy.
Genus of birds
Unincorporated community in California
Happy, Golden, Prosperous
Genus Halcyon, Halcyon
Halcyon in Spanish is Martín Pescador
|Example Sentence (Quote)|
" Expect Saint Martin's summer, halcyon days." - Henry VI, Part 1