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ἀλκυών , όνος, , mythical bird, identified with the
A.kingfisher, Alcedo ispida, Il.9.563, Alcm. 26, Simon. 12, Ar.Av.251, Arist.HA542b4, Theoc.7.57. (Freq. written ἁλ- by false etymology from ἅλς, κυέω: “ἁλκυδώνHdn. Gr.2.285.)
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 251
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.563
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