Aeolism

noun
Ae·​o·​lism | \ ˈē-ə-ˌli-zəm \
variants: or less commonly Aeolicism \ ē-​ˈä-​lə-​ˌsi-​zəm \
plural -s

Definition of Aeolism

: an idiom or peculiarity of the Aeolic dialect

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First Known Use of Aeolism

1712, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aeolism

Aeol(ian) or Aeolic + -ism

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“Aeolism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aeolism. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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