Aeolic

adjective
Ae·​ol·​ic | \ ē-ˈä-lik How to pronounce Aeolic (audio) \

Definition of Aeolic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Aeolic

noun

Definition of Aeolic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a group of ancient Greek dialects used by the Aeolians

First Known Use of Aeolic

Adjective

1603, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1606, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aeolic

Adjective

borrowed from Latin Aeolicus, borrowed from Greek Aiolikós, from Aiolís "Aeolia" + -ikos -ic entry 1

Noun

derivative of aeolic entry 1

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“Aeolic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aeolic. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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