Ae|o|li|an

Ae|o|li|an
ae|o|li|an «ee OH lee uhn», adjective.
1. of or produced by the winds: »

aeolian sandstone.

2. carried by the winds: »

aeolian soil.

[< Latin Aeolius of Aeolus, god of the winds. (< Greek Aiolos < aiólos changeful) + English -an]
Ae|o|li|an1 «ee OH lee uhn», adjective.
of Aeolus. Also, Eolian.
Ae|o|li|an2 «EEOH lee uhn», adjective, noun.
–adj.
belonging to a certain branch of the Greek people that lived in Boeotia, Thessaly, and Asia Minor.
–n.
a member of this branch. Also, Eolian.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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