Aeolic Definition

ē-ŏlĭk
noun
A group of dialects of ancient Greek spoken by the Aeolians.
American Heritage
A dialect or group of dialects of ancient Greek spoken chiefly in Aeolis, Boeotia, and Thessaly.
Webster's New World
Any of several verse forms built around a central choriamb, used especially by Sappho, Alcaeus, and their imitators.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
  • eolic
  • Aeolic dialect
adjective
Webster's New World

Of the Anatolian region Aeolis, Aeolia.

Wiktionary

(Greek mythology) Of Aeolus, the Ancient Greek god of the wind.

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pronoun

An ancient Greek dialect spoken in Boeotia and the island of Lesbos.

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Origin of Aeolic

  • From Latin aeolicus, from Ancient Greek αἰολικός (aiolikos) or Αἰολικός (Aiolikos, “like the Aeolians”).

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