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[ee-uh-luh s]
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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. the ruler of the winds.
  2. the eponymous founder of the Aeolian nation.
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Historical Examples

  • Straight to the island of Aeolus they were driven once more.

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew

    Josephine Preston Peabody

  • They were the Aeolus and Prudente frigates with the long-expected convoy for England.

    Hurricane Hurry

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • The residence of Aeolus was at Strongyle, now called Strombolo.

  • A pox on that wind-broker Aeolus, with his fluster-blusters.

  • Aeolus was the god of the Winds, which he kept fastened up in a bag.

British Dictionary definitions for aeolus


noun Greek myth
  1. the god of the winds
  2. the founding king of the Aeolians in Thessaly
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Word Origin and History for aeolus


see Aeolian.

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