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Eolian

[ee-oh-lee-uh n] /iˈoʊ li ən/
adjective
1.
(lowercase) Geology. noting or pertaining to sand or rock material carried or arranged by the wind.
2.
noun
3.
Aeolian (def 3).
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for Eolian

Aeolian

/iːˈəʊlɪən/
noun
1.
a member of a Hellenic people who settled in Thessaly and Boeotia and colonized Lesbos and parts of the Aegean coast of Asia Minor
adjective
2.
of or relating to this people or their dialect of Ancient Greek; Aeolic
3.
of or relating to Aeolus
4.
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 See also Hypo-

Eolian

/iːˈəʊlɪən/
adjective, noun
1.
a variant spelling of Aeolian
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Word Origin and History for Eolian

eolian

adj.

see Aeolian.

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Eolian in Science
eolian also aeolian
  (ē-ō'lē-ən)   
Relating to, caused by, or carried by the wind. Loess is an eolian deposit.
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