Main meanings of aerian in English

: aerian1Aerian2

aerian1

Pronunciation /ˈɛːrɪən/

adjective

rare
  • Of or belonging to the air or atmosphere; = "aerial" in various senses.

Origin

Early 17th century. From French aérien from classical Latin āerius + French -en.

Main meanings of Aerian in English

: aerian1Aerian2

Aerian2

(also Aërian)

Pronunciation /eɪˈɪəːrɪən/

noun

historical, rare
  • An adherent of the doctrines of Aerius, whose beliefs included the rejection of the validity of the episcopate and presbyterate.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From post-classical Latin Aerianus (usually in plural Aeriani) adherent of the doctrines of Aerius from the name of Aerius, 4th-cent. presbyter of Pontus + classical Latin -ānus.