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Meaning of ANTHELION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ant*hel"ion\ (?; 277, 106), n.; pl. {Anthelia}.
[Pref. anti + Gr. ? sun.] (Meteor.)
A halo opposite the sun, consisting of a colored ring or
rings around the shadow of the spectator's own head, as
projected on a cloud or on an opposite fog bank.



 

 

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