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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Emperor of Rome (AD 270–275) who secured the empire's northern border at the Danube River, reconquered Britain, Gaul, Syria, and Egypt, and introduced monetary reforms.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In entomology, like or pertaining to the aurelia: as, the aurelian form of an insect.
  • noun An entomologist devoted to the study of lepidopterous insects only.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the aurelia.
  • noun An amateur collector and breeder of insects, esp. of butterflies and moths; a lepidopterist.

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  • proper noun A male given name, of mostly historical use in English.

Etymologies

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Latin Aurelianus, derivatitive of the gens name Aurelius, "golden".

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