Aether meaning

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The poetic personification of the clear upper air breathed by the Olympians.
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(Greek mythology) One of the Greek primordial deities, the first-born elementals; he was the personification of the bright, glowing upper air of heaven - the substance of light: Above him lay the solid dome of the sky-god, Uranus/Ouranos, and below, the transparent mists of earth-bound air. His sister-wife was Hemera. His Roman counterpart was Ether.
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Alternative spelling of ether.
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Origin of aether

  • Latin Aethēr from Greek aithēr upper air

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek Αἰθήρ (Aithēr, “Bright Upper Air”).

    From Wiktionary