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sun·dog

 (sŭn′dôg′, -dŏg′)
n.
1. See parhelion.
2. A small halo, sometimes resembling part of a rainbow, near the horizon just off the parhelic circle.

sundog

(ˈsʌnˌdɒɡ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) another word for parhelion
2. (Physical Geography) a small rainbow or halo near the horizon

sun•dog

(ˈsʌnˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg)

n.
2. a small or incomplete rainbow.
[1625–35; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sundog - a bright spot on the parhelic circlesundog - a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals; "two or more parhelia are usually seen at once"
maculation, patch, speckle, dapple, fleck, spot - a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
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