aurorean

[ aw-rawr-ee-uh n, aw-rohr-, uh-rawr-, uh-rohr- ]
/ ɔˈrɔr i ən, ɔˈroʊr-, əˈrɔr-, əˈroʊr- /

adjective

belonging to the dawn; auroral.

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Origin of aurorean

First recorded in 1810–20; auror(a) + -ean
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Example sentences from the Web for aurorean

  • There—get such foolish thoughts out of your head, and give me one more sitting, darling, for this Aurorean veil of hair.

    Miles Tremenhere, Vol 1 of 2|Annette Marie Maillard