aeriform

adjective
aer·​i·​form | \ ˈer-ə-ˌfȯrm \

Definition of aeriform

1 : having the nature of air : gaseous
2 : lacking substance or real existence : intangible figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away— Thomas Carlyle

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First Known Use of aeriform

1781, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aeriform

aer- + -iform

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“Aeriform.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeriform. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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