The daughter of Aeolus who, in grief over the death of her husband Ceyx, threw herself into the sea and was changed into a kingfisher.
The brightest star in the Pleiades in the constellation Taurus: magnitude, 2.96
Webster's New World
A nymph, one of the Pleiades.
The brightest star in the Pleiades.
Origin of Alcyone
Latin from Greek Alkuonē from alkuōn kingfisher
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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