Aello (s) (noun) (no plural)
In Greek mythology one of the Harpies that carried human beings away.
She was the personification of the whirlwinds. In early accounts she was described as a winged beautiful maiden whose flight was swifter than that of a bird.
Later she was depicted with the body of a bird, claws of a lion, and the pale emaciated face of a woman.
aelophile (s) (noun)
, aelophiles (pl)
Any plants or their seeds, insects, or other creatures which are dispersed to other places by the wind: Being aelophiles, the dandelions let the wind or soft breezes distribute their seeds to different places in the early summer.
, more aelophilous, most aelophilous
A reference to plants that are distributed by stormy winds: The aelophilous plants from Jim’s untidy garden spread a huge amount of pollen in the neighborhood.
aelophily (s) (noun)
, aelophilies (pl)
Anything which is scattered by the wind to other locations: On the wheat land, aelophilies started to grow after the stormy winds of the season.
aeolation, eolation (s) (noun)
; aeolations, eolations (pl)
Erosion of a land surface by wind-blown sand and dust: The aeolation on the sandstone surface made some gorgeous, artistic-like formations.
aeolian deposit, eolian deposit (s) (noun)
; aeolian deposits, eolian deposits (pl)
Wind-borne soil accumulations: There were a lot of people who had to clean the aeolian deposits off their windows after the severe wind storm finally ended.
aeolian, eolian (s) (adjective)
; more aeolian, more eolian; most aeolian, most eolian
Pertaining to the action or effect of the wind: The aeolian effect of the sand dunes in many African deserts resemble ocean waves.
Cross references of word groups that are related, directly or indirectly, to: "air, wind":