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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ee-oh-lee-uh n]
    • /iˈoʊ li ən/
    • /iː.ˈəʊ.liən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ee-oh-lee-uh n]
    • /iˈoʊ li ən/

Definitions of aeolian word

  • adjective aeolian of or relating to the wind; produced or carried by the wind 3
  • noun aeolian a member of a Hellenic people who settled in Thessaly and Boeotia and colonized Lesbos and parts of the Aegean coast of Asia Minor 3
  • adjective aeolian of or relating to this people or their dialect of Ancient Greek; Aeolic 3
  • adjective aeolian of or relating to Aeolus 3
  • adjective aeolian denoting or relating to an authentic mode represented by the ascending natural diatonic scale from A to A: the basis of the modern minor key 3
  • adjective aeolian of Aeolis or its people, language, or culture 3

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Origin of aeolian

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
1595-1605; Aeoli(us) pertaining to Aeolus + -an -an

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Parts of speech for Aeolian


aeolian popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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