Artemidoros: Pelicans mean silly people who do everything without rhyme or reason, further they point out to the fact that a thief or a run away slave is hidden near a river or marsh. Popular: (arab).: you will have misfortune and grief. (European ones).: see: Success and disappointments will alternate, - also: one will soon receive astonishing news which will arrange one to a voyage, catch one: one switches off unfavorable influence, kill one: one thoughtlessly passes over the rights more different, see in the flight: it threatens one an accusation. (See also 'birds')