halcyone

Alcyone

[al-sahy-uh-nee]
noun
1.
a third-magnitude star in the constellation Taurus: brightest star in the Pleiades.
2.
Also, Halcyon, Halcyone. Classical Mythology. a daughter of Aeolus who, with her husband, Ceyx, was transformed into a kingfisher.
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Alcyone1 (ælˈsaɪənɪ)
 
n
See also Ceyx Also called: Halcyone the daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx, who drowned herself in grief for her husband's death. She was transformed into a kingfisher

Alcyone2 (ælˈsaɪənɪ)
 
n
the brightest star system in the Pleiades, located in the constellation Taurus

Halcyone (hælˈsaɪənɪ)
 
n
a variant of Alcyone

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