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parhelion

par·he·li·on

parhelion

pronunciation:
par hi li n
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part of speech: noun
inflections: parhelia
definition: an image of the sun that appears as a bright spot near the sun and is caused by sunlight passing through ice crystals in the upper atmosphere; sundog.
Word Parts
The word parhelion contains the following part:
heli, helio Greek root that means sun
synonyms:
sol1