favonian

[fuh-voh-nee-uh n]

adjective

of or relating to the west wind.
mild or favorable; propitious.

Nearby words

  1. faveolate,
  2. faveolus,
  3. favicon,
  4. favid,
  5. favism,
  6. favonius,
  7. favor,
  8. favorable,
  9. favorance,
  10. favored

Origin of favonian

1650–60; < Latin Favōniānus. See Favonius, -an. Cf. foehn

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for favonian

favonian

adjective

of or relating to the west wind
poetic favourable

Word Origin for favonian

C17: from Latin Favōniānus

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012