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1. A group of dialects of ancient Greek spoken by the Aeolians. Also called Aeolian.
2. Any of several verse forms built around a central choriamb, used especially by Sappho, Alcaeus, and their imitators.
Aeolic(iːˈɒlɪk; iːˈəʊlɪk) or
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Aeolians or their dialect
2. (Languages) of or relating to the Aeolians or their dialect
(Languages) one of four chief dialects of Ancient Greek, spoken chiefly in Thessaly, Boeotia, and Aeolis
or E•ol•ic(iˈɒl ɪk)
1. the group of ancient Greek dialects spoken in Aeolis, Lesbos, Thessaly, and Boeotia.adj.
[1730–40; < Latin < Greek]