What is another word for mock sun?

16 synonyms found


[ mˈɒk sˈʌn], [ mˈɒk sˈʌn], [ m_ˈɒ_k s_ˈʌ_n]

The term mock sun refers to the appearance of a bright light or halo around the sun. Synonymous phrases for this natural phenomenon include sun dog, sundog, or parhelion. These phrases derive from the Greek words "para" and "helios," meaning "beside" and "sun," respectively. Another possible synonym is the term "halo," which can refer to any bright ring around the sun or moon, regardless of the specific cause. Other possible related terms include "mock moon" or "moon dog," which refer to similar phenomena observed around the moon, and "sun pillar," which refers to a vertical beam of light extending from the sun.

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What are the hypernyms for Mock sun?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Optical Illusions, optical phenomena, atmospheric phenomena.

What are the hyponyms for Mock sun?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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