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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Word of The Day: parhelion

Definition: (noun) A bright spot sometimes appearing on either side of the sun, often on a luminous ring or halo.

Synonyms: sundog, mock sun.

Usage: At first, Sue thought the bright spot in the sky beside the sun was a comet, but she soon realized that the phenomenon was actually a parhelion.

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The nature photographer won an award for catching a breathtaking scene of a parhelion, from his camera, while at the beach.
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