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aeolian

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adjective ae·o·lian \ē-ˈō-lē-ən, ē-ˈōl-yən\

Definition of aeolian

  1. 1 often capitalized :  of or relating to Aeolus

  2. 2 :  giving forth or marked by a moaning or sighing sound or musical tone produced by or as if by the wind



1595

First Known Use of aeolian

1595

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aeolian

ae·o·lian

Definition of aeolian

  1. variant of eolian




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Aeolian

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adjective Ae·o·lian \ē-ˈō-lē-ən, ā-, -ˈōl-yən\

Definition of Aeolian

  1. :  of or relating to Aeolis or its inhabitants



1567

First Known Use of aeolian

1567


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Aeolian

noun ae·o·lian

Definition of Aeolian

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

  2. 2 :  aeolic



Circa 1726

First Known Use of aeolian

circa 1726


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