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or aër·y

[air-ee, ey-uh-ree]
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adjective, aer·i·er, aer·i·est.
  1. ethereal; aerial.
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Origin of aery1

1580–90; < Latin āerius < Greek āérios, equivalent to āer- aer- + -ios adj. suffix
Related formsaer·i·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for aeriest


adjective poetic
  1. a variant spelling of airy
  2. lofty, insubstantial, or visionary
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Word Origin

C16: via Latin from Greek aērios, from aēr air


noun plural aeries
  1. a variant spelling of eyrie
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