Definitions of parhelion
  1. noun
    a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    “two or more parhelia are usually seen at once”
    synonyms: mock sun, sundog
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    type of:
    dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot
    a small contrasting part of something
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