Heliacal meaning

hĭ-lī'ə-kəl
Of or relating to the sun, especially rising and setting with the sun.
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Of or near the sun; solar; specif., designating the apparent rising, or setting, of a star or planet just after, or before, conjunction with the sun.
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Of or relating to the Sun, especially rising and setting with the sun.
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Origin of heliacal

  • From Late Latin hēliacus from Greek hēliakos from hēlios sun sāwel- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition