The definition of a halo is a ring of light that encircles something bright, or a ring of light over the head of an angel or other spiritual being, or a feeling of glory or reverence that surrounds a person or thing.(noun)
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Origin: L halos (gen. & acc. halo) < Gr halōs, circular threshing floor, round disk of the sun or moon, hence halo around the sun or moon < halein, to grind < IE base *al-, to grind > Arm ałam, grind, Hindi āṭā, meal
Origin: < Gr hals (gen. halos), salt, hence sea
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noun pl. ha·los or ha·loes
Origin: Medieval Latin halō
Origin: , from accusative of Latin halōs
Origin: , from Greek, threshing floor, disk of or around the sun or moon.
Origin: , from Greek
Origin: , from hals, hal-, salt, sea; see sal- in Indo-European roots.
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