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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ha•loˈheɪ loʊ(n.)(pl.)-los, -loes

  1. Ref: Also called nimbus.

  2. something suggesting such a light or shape.

  3. Ref: nimbus (def. 2). 2

  4. any of a variety of bright circles or arcs centered on the sun or moon, caused by the refraction or reflection of light by ice crystals suspended in the earth's atmosphere

    Category: Meteorology

    Ref: (disting. from corona 1 1 2 ).

  5. (v.t.)to surround with a halo.

  6. (v.i.)to form a halo.

Origin of halo:

1555–65; < L, acc. of halōs circle round sun or moon < Gk hálōs orig., disk, threshing floor


  1. a combining form meaning “salt” (halophyte), “halogen” (halothane).

    Category: Affix

Origin of halo-:

< Gk, comb. form of háls salt


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