Definition of Aeolic in English:

Aeolic

adjective

(also Eolic)
  • 1Of or relating to Aeolia or to the Aeolians or their language; Aeolian.

  • 2Geology
    Usually with lower-case initial. = "Aeolian".

Pronunciation

Aeolic

/ɪˈɒlɪk/ /ɪˈəʊlɪk/ /eɪˈɒlɪk/

noun

(also Eolic)
  • Any of a group of ancient Greek dialects, including those of Aeolia, Lesbos, Thessaly, and Boeotia.

Pronunciation

Aeolic

/ɪˈɒlɪk/ /ɪˈəʊlɪk/ /eɪˈɒlɪk/

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From classical Latin Aeolicus of or connected with the Aeolians or Aeolis, Aeolian from Hellenistic Greek Αἰολικός of or like the Aeolians, also used with reference to the Aeolic dialect and the Aeolic metre from ancient Greek Αἰολίς + -ικός.