aeolian

7 ENTRIES FOUND:

1ae·o·lian

adjective \ē-ˈō-lē-ən, ē-ˈōl-yən\

Definition of AEOLIAN

1
often capitalized :  of or relating to Aeolus
2
:  giving forth or marked by a moaning or sighing sound or musical tone produced by or as if by the wind

First Known Use of AEOLIAN

1595

Other Mythology and Folklore Terms

elysian, fay, muse, nimbus, phoenix

2aeolian

Definition of AEOLIAN

variant of eolian

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

1Ae·o·lian

adjective \ē-ˈō-lē-ən, ā-, -ˈōl-yən\

Definition of AEOLIAN

:  of or relating to Aeolis or its inhabitants

First Known Use of AEOLIAN

1567

Other Archaeology Terms

Attic, Byzantine, Paleolithic, cairn, core, flint, horizon, neolithic, shard, stratum

2Aeolian

noun

Definition of AEOLIAN

1
:  a member of a group of Greek peoples of Thessaly and Boeotia that colonized Lesbos and the adjacent coast of Asia Minor
2
:  aeolic

First Known Use of AEOLIAN

circa 1726

Other Archaeology Terms

Attic, Byzantine, Paleolithic, cairn, core, flint, horizon, neolithic, shard, stratum

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: aeolian attachment
Previous Word in the Dictionary: aenigmatite
All Words Near: aeolian

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up aeolian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).