the Greek dialect of ancient Aeolis and Thessaly; Aeolian
Architecture. noting or pertaining to a capital used in the Greek territories of the eastern Aegean in the 7th and 6th centuries b.c., having two volutes rising from a shaft in opposite directions, and often having below them two convex rings of leaf ornament in the form of water-lily buds.
< Latin Aeolicus
< Greek Aiolikós,
equivalent to Aioleús
) + -ikos -ic