Definition of sun dog in English:

sun dog

Syllabification: sun dog
(also sundog /ˈsənˌdôg/)


  • another term for parhelion.
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    • Mock suns, or sun dogs as they are also known, appear as bright spots on either side of the Sun.
    • Meteorologically these phenomena are related to sun dogs.
    • This extension of the sun dogs is reflection from the vertical sides of the flat hexagonal ice crystals.

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