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  • adjective of, or relating to the wind.
  • adjective geology carried, deposited or eroded by the wind.

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  • adjective of or relating to Aeolis or its ancient Greek people
  • noun a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks
  • noun the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia
  • adjective of or pertaining to Aeolus, the Greek god of the winds; relating to or caused by the wind


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  • Cf. aeolian harp...a beautiful musical instrument

    December 30, 2006

  • And a beautiful word, too.

    October 13, 2007