Meaning of sunstead in English:

sunstead

Pronunciation /ˈsʌnstɛd/

noun

  • Either of the two times in the year when the sun is furthest north or south from the equator, after which it appears to move back towards the equator; = "solstice". Compare "sunstay" archaic and rare. after 17th century.

Origin

Old English. From sun + stead, as a calque on classical Latin sōlstitium solstice.