adjective \hi-ˈlī-ə-kəl\

Definition of HELIACAL

:  relating to or near the sun —used especially of the last setting of a star before and its first rising after invisibility due to conjunction with the sun
he·li·a·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of HELIACAL

Late Latin heliacus, from Greek hēliakos, from hēlios
First Known Use: 1545

Rhymes with HELIACAL


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