Definition of Eolic

1. Noun. The dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Thessaly and Boeotia and Aeolis.

Exact synonyms: Aeolic, Aeolic Dialect
Generic synonyms: Ancient Greek



Definition of Eolic

1. a. & n. See Æolic.

Definition of Eolic

1. Adjective. "Of the wind"; referring to the action or the power of wind. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eolic

enzymology
enzymolysis
enzymopathy
enzyms
eo ipso
eo nomine
eoan
eobiont
eobionts
eobiotic
eocene
eohippus
eohippuses
eolian
eolianite
eolic
eolienne
eoliennes
eolipile
eolipiles
eolis
eolith
eolithic
eoliths
eolopile
eolopiles
eolotropic
eolotropy
eomesodermin
eon

Literary usage of Eolic

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1. The History of Ancient Greece: Its Colonies and Conquests, from the Earliest by John Gillies (1831)
"... their conquests in that Peninsula—The Eolic, Ionic, and Doric Migrations—Establishment of ... Eolic ..."

2. The Story of Greece by James Albert Harrison (1885)
"The Achaians who retired settled in the island of Lesbos, and founded colonies which were called not Achaian but ^Eolic colonies. Lesbos lay off the western ..."

3. A Grammar of the Homeric Dialect by David Binning Monro (1891)
"Eolic features—the double p, the smooth breathing, the barytone accent—for several generations, because the Ionic r¡fuv is metrically different ( instead of ..."

4. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"It survived, however, in Doric inscriptions, and in such of the ^Eolic as ... It is called in antiquity the '^Eolic letter.' Now there are 3354 places in ..."

5. A Smaller History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest by William Smith (1881)
"The ^Eolic cities covered the northern part of tne coast, together with the islands of Lesbos and Tenedos; ..."

6. The History of Ancient Greece: Its Colonies, and Conquests by John Gillies (1820)
"The Eolic, Ionic, and Doric Migrations. — Establishment of Colonies in Thrace, Macedon, Africa, and Magna Gratia.— Influence of the Ionic Colonies in ..."

7. The History of Ancient Greece: Its Colonies and Conquests, from the Earliest by John Gillies (1831)
"... their conquests in that Peninsula—The Eolic, Ionic, and Doric Migrations—Establishment of ... Eolic ..."

8. The Story of Greece by James Albert Harrison (1885)
"The Achaians who retired settled in the island of Lesbos, and founded colonies which were called not Achaian but ^Eolic colonies. Lesbos lay off the western ..."

9. A Grammar of the Homeric Dialect by David Binning Monro (1891)
"Eolic features—the double p, the smooth breathing, the barytone accent—for several generations, because the Ionic r¡fuv is metrically different ( instead of ..."

10. A History of Ancient Greek Literature by Gilbert Murray (1897)
"It survived, however, in Doric inscriptions, and in such of the ^Eolic as ... It is called in antiquity the '^Eolic letter.' Now there are 3354 places in ..."

11. A Smaller History of Greece: From the Earliest Times to the Roman Conquest by William Smith (1881)
"The ^Eolic cities covered the northern part of tne coast, together with the islands of Lesbos and Tenedos; ..."

12. The History of Ancient Greece: Its Colonies, and Conquests by John Gillies (1820)
"The Eolic, Ionic, and Doric Migrations. — Establishment of Colonies in Thrace, Macedon, Africa, and Magna Gratia.— Influence of the Ionic Colonies in ..."

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