Origin of Eolian
Origin of Aeolian2
Examples from the Web for eolian
Historical Examples of eolian
They form approximately 40 percent of eolian depositional surfaces.
Mars is the only other planet on which we have identified wind-shaped (eolian) features.
The leaves seem to tremble and vibrate like the strings of an Eolian harp.Under the Southern Cross
Maturin M. Ballou
What is the nature of the rocks belonging to the Arial or Eolian group?Geology
Striking it with still greater violence, I could hear a prolonged musical vibration, that reminded me of an Eolian harp.The Boy Tar
Word Origin for aeolian
c.1600, "of the wind," from Latin Æolus "god of the winds," from Greek Aiolos, from aiolos "quickly moving." Æolian harp first recorded 1791. The ancient district of Aiolis in Asia Minor was said to have been named for the wind god, hence Æolian also refers to one branch of the ancient Greek people.