adjective \ˈēlēən, -lyən; sometimes ˈel-, which appears to have been the pronunciation used by Lamb\

Definition of Elian

  1. :  of, relating to, or like the essayist Lamb or his writing that Elian technique — W. H. Gardner

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Origin and Etymology of elian

Elia, pseudonym of Charles Lamb †1834 English essayist and critic + English -an

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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