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Meaning of Aeolic

Ae•ol•ic

Pronunciation: (ē-ol'ik), [key]
— n.
  1. the Greek dialect of ancient Aeolis and Thessaly; Aeolian.
—adj.
  1. 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.
  2. Aeolian (def. 1).
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