aeolic ae*ol"ic ([-e]*[o^]l"[i^]k), a. [L. Aeolicus; Gr. A'ioliko`s, name of the god of the winds.] 1. [AE]olian, 1; as, the [AE]olic dialect; the [AE]olic mode. [1913 Webster]

2. (Phys. Geog.) Pertaining to, caused by, or designating, the action of the wind in modifying the earth's surface; as, [ae]olic erosion; [ae]olic sand. Same as {aeolian[3]}. [Written also {eolic}.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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