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Definitions and Synonyms of parhelion | Another word for parhelion | What is parhelion?

Definition 1: a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Samples where parhelion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • two or more parhelia are usually seen at once

Synonyms for parhelion in the sense of this definition

(parhelion is a kind of ...) 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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