Pronunciation: (al-sī'u-nē"), [key]
1. a third-magnitude star in the constellation Taurus: brightest star in the Pleiades.
2. Also,Halcyon,Halcyone. Class. Myth.a daughter of Aeolus who, with her husband, Ceyx, was transformed into a kingfisher.
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