Meaning of aeolid in English:

aeolid

noun

(also eolid)
Zoology
  • A marine nudibranch mollusc of the suborder Aeolidacea, characterized by club-shaped cerata on the dorsal side of the body.

Pronunciation

aeolid

/ˈiːəlɪd/ /ˈeɪəlɪd/

adjective

(also eolid)
Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or designating the suborder Aeolidacea.

Pronunciation

aeolid

/ˈiːəlɪd/ /ˈeɪəlɪd/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Adams (1820–1878). From French Éolides from classical Latin Aeolidēs son or remoter descendant of Aeolus from Aeolus + -idēs.