Eolian

Eolian

[ee-oh-lee-uhn]
adjective
1.
(lowercase) Geology. noting or pertaining to sand or rock material carried or arranged by the wind.
noun
3.
Aeolian ( def 3 ).

Origin:
1920–25

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Aeolian or Eolian (iːˈəʊlɪən)
 
n
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
 
adj
2.  of or relating to this people or their dialect of Ancient Greek; Aeolic
3.  of or relating to Aeolus
4.  See also Hypo- 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
 
Eolian or Eolian
 
n
 
adj

Eolian (iːˈəʊlɪən)
 
adj, —n
a variant spelling of Aeolian

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