Greek mythology A woman who was turned into a kingfisher.
A large kingfisher widely distributed in warmer parts of the Old World.
synonym: genus Halcyon.
A mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves.
Idyllically calm and peaceful; suggesting happy tranquillity.
Polish: błogi, rozkoszny
Marked by peace and prosperity:
— The halcyon days of the clipper trade.
Moby thesaurus: Saturnian, at peace, at rest, balmy, bloodless, blooming, blossoming, booming, bright, calm, clear, cloistered, concordant, cool, dwindling, ebbing, even-tenored, exuberant, fair, fat ... show more.
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