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aurelia

[aw-ree-lee-uh, aw-reel-yuh]
noun
  1. moon jellyfish.
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Origin of aurelia

Borrowed into English from New Latin around 1590–1600

Aurelia

[aw-reel-yuh]
noun
  1. a female given name: from Latin Aurelianus, a family name.
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Examples from the Web for aurelia

Historical Examples

  • Has the fair Aurelia recovered from the last night's fatigues?

    Vivian Grey

    Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

  • It is of interest to consider a common animal like the jellyfish Aurelia.

  • Now for yourself, when you left that place, did you go to Aurelia or to Campania?

    Meditations

    Marcus Aurelius

  • That Aurelian has put to death his own niece, the princess Aurelia?'

    Aurelian

    William Ware

  • I can tell you, what is known as yet not beyond the Emperor's palace and the priest's, Aurelia is dead!'

    Aurelian

    William Ware