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favonian

[fuh-voh-nee-uh n] /fəˈvoʊ ni ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the west wind.
2.
mild or favorable; propitious.
Origin of favonian
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin Favōniānus. See Favonius, -an. Cf. foehn
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British Dictionary definitions for favonian

favonian

/fəˈvəʊnɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the west wind
2.
(poetic) favourable
Word Origin
C17: from Latin Favōniānus
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