- nounthe dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis• Hypernyms: ↑Ancient Greek
* * *I. \\ēˈälik\ adjectiveUsage: usually capitalizedEtymology: Latin Aeolicus, from Greek Aiolikos, from Aiolis Aeolia + Greek -ikos -ic: aeolian III. noun (-s)Usage: capitalized: a group of dialects of ancient Greek used by the AeoliansIII. adjectiveUsage: usually capitalizedEtymology: Latin Aeolicus, literally, of Aeolia: of or relating to lyric rhythms marked by isosyllabic balance and combination of dactyls and trochees with frequent variation or of tetrasyllabic units (as choriambs) — compare logaoedic, polyschematist dimeter
* * */ee ol"ik/, n.1. the Greek dialect of ancient Aeolis and Thessaly; Aeolian.adj.2. Archit. noting or pertaining to a capital used in the Greek territories of the eastern Aegean in the 7th and 6th centuries B.C., having two volutes rising from a shaft in opposite directions, and often having below them two convex rings of leaf ornament in the form of water-lily buds.3. Aeolian (def. 1).Also, Eolic.
* * *Aeolic /-olˈik/ nounThe Greek dialect of the Aeolians• • •Main Entry: ↑Aeolian
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Aeolic — n. 1. 1 the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis. Syn: Eolic [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aeolic — ae*ol ic ([ e]*[o^]l [i^]k), a. [L. Aeolicus; Gr. A ioliko s, name of the god of the winds.] 1. [AE]olian, 1; as, the [AE]olic dialect; the [AE]olic mode. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phys. Geog.) Pertaining to, caused by, or designating, the action of the … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Aeolic — [ē äl′ik] n. a dialect or group of dialects of ancient Greek spoken chiefly in Aeolis, Boeotia, and Thessaly adj. var. of AEOLIAN (adj. 1) … English World dictionary
Aeolic — I. adjective Date: 1641 aeolian II. noun Date: 1889 a group of ancient Greek dialects used by the Aeolians … New Collegiate Dictionary
Aeolic — /ee ol ik/, n. 1. the Greek dialect of ancient Aeolis and Thessaly; Aeolian. adj. 2. Archit. noting or pertaining to a capital used in the Greek territories of the eastern Aegean in the 7th and 6th centuries B.C., having two volutes rising from a … Universalium
Aeolic — noun An ancient Greek dialect spoken in Boeotia and the island of Lesbos … Wiktionary
Aeolic — adj. pertaining to the action of the wind over a surface … English contemporary dictionary
aeolic — n. dialect of Ancient Greek … English contemporary dictionary
aeolic — ae·ol·ic … English syllables
Aeolic — Ae•ol•ic or Eolic [[t]iˈɒl ɪk[/t]] n. 1) peo the group of ancient Greek dialects spoken in Aeolis, Lesbos, Thessaly, and Boeotia 2) peo Aeolian I, 1) • Etymology: 1730–40; < L < Gk … From formal English to slang