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Ae·o·lus

 (ē′ə-ləs)
n.
1. Greek Mythology The god of the winds.
2. A king of Thessaly and ancestor of the Aeolians.

[Latin, from Greek Aiolos, from aiolos, quick, changeable.]

Aeolus

(ˈiːələs; iːˈəʊləs)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) the god of the winds
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) the founding king of the Aeolians in Thessaly

Ae•o•lus

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n.
the ancient Greek god of the winds.
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Aeolus

[ˈiːələs] nEolo
References in classic literature ?
Had old AEolus appeared at this moment, he would have been proclaimed king of the moccoli, and Aquilo the heir-presumptive to the throne.
Thence we went on to the Aeolian island where lives Aeolus son of Hippotas, dear to the immortal gods.
But in each of these stout bags, King Aeolus, the ruler of the winds, had tied up a tempest, and had given it to Ulysses to keep in order that he might be sure of a favorable passage homeward to Ithaca; and when the strings were loosened, forth rushed the whistling blasts, like air out of a blown bladder, whitening the sea with foam, and scattering the vessels nobody could tell whither.
He was the son of Aeolus, and had a son named Glaucus, who was father to Bellerophon, whom heaven endowed with the most surpassing comeliness and beauty.