The Meaning of ae

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Ae

Alt. of Ae

Ae

A diphthong in the Latin language; used also by the Saxon writers. It answers to the Gr. ai. The Anglo-Saxon short ae was generally replaced by a, the long / by e or ee. In derivatives from Latin words with ae, it is mostly superseded by e. For most words found with this initial combination, the reader will therefore search under the letter E.

Aecidia

pl.
of Aecidium

Aecidium

n.
A form of fruit in the cycle of development of the Rusts or Brands, an order of fungi, formerly considered independent plants.

Aedile

n.
A magistrate in ancient Rome, who had the superintendence of public buildings, highways, shows, etc.; hence, a municipal officer.

Aedileship

n.
The office of an aedile.

Aegean

a.
Of or pertaining to the sea, or arm of the Mediterranean sea, east of Greece. See Archipelago.

Aegicrania

n. pl.
Sculptured ornaments, used in classical architecture, representing rams' heads or skulls.

Aegilops

n.
An ulcer or fistula in the inner corner of the eye.

Aegilops

n.
The great wild-oat grass or other cornfield weed.

Aegilops

n.
A genus of plants, called also hardgrass.

Aegis

n.
A shield or protective armor; -- applied in mythology to the shield of Jupiter which he gave to Minerva. Also fig.: A shield; a protection.

Aegophony

n.
Same as Egophony.

Aegrotat

n.
A medical certificate that a student is ill.

Aeneid

n.
The great epic poem of Virgil, of which the hero is Aeneas.

Aeneous

a.
Colored like bronze.

Aeolian

a.
Of or pertaining to Aeolia or Aeolis, in Asia Minor, colonized by the Greeks, or to its inhabitants; aeolic; as, the Aeolian dialect.

Aeolian

a.
Pertaining to Aeolus, the mythic god of the winds; pertaining to, or produced by, the wind; aerial.

Aeolic

a.
Aeolian, 1; as, the Aeolic dialect; the Aeolic mode.

Aeolipile

n.
Alt. of Aeolipyle
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