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aer·y 1(âr′ē, ā′ə-rē)
adj. aer·i·er, aer·i·est
[Latin āerius, of the air; see aerial.]
aer·y 2(âr′ē, îr′ē)
Variant of aerie.
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1. a variant spelling of airy
2. lofty, insubstantial, or visionary
[C16: via Latin from Greek aērios, from aēr air]
n, pl aeries
a variant spelling of eyrie
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or aër•y(ˈɛər i, ˈeɪ ə ri)
adj. aer•i•er, aer•i•est.
[1580–90; < Latin āerius; see aerial]
aer•y2(ˈɛər i, ˈɪər i)
n., pl. aer•ies.
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|Noun||1.||aery - the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)|
|2.||aery - any habitation at a high altitude |
habitation - the native habitat or home of an animal or plant
|Adj.||1.||aery - characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"|
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