Paranthelion

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Paranthelion par-an-thē′li-on a diffuse whitish image of the sun, having the same altitude, at an angular distance of about 120°—due to reflection from atmospheric ice-prisms.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. para, beside, anti, against, hēlios, the sun.