Word of the Day Archive
Wednesday January 3, 2007
favonian \fuh-VOH-nee-uhn\ , adjective:
Pertaining to the west wind; soft; mild; gentle.
With dusk came cool, favonian breezes.
-- Ed Darack, Wind, Water, Sun
As God said to Adam on one of those favonian edenic days, "Pick a bone, any bone."
-- Norah Labiner, Our Sometime Sister
Favonian is derived from Latin Favonius, "the west wind."