from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The god of the winds.
- n. A king of Thessaly and ancestor of the Aeolians.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The name of a number of characters in Greek mythology, including the founder of the Aeolian race, and a god with power over wind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The god of the winds, in ancient mythology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In classical mythology, the god and ruler of the winds, which at his will he set free or held prisoners in a hollow mountain.
- n. An apparatus for renewing the air in rooms.
- n. A genus of coleopterous insects.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. god of the winds in ancient mythology
Latin, from Greek Aiolos, from aiolos, quick, changeable.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Latin Aeolus, from the Ancient Greek Αἴολος (Aiolos). (Wiktionary)