Definition of aeolid in English:

aeolid

(also eolid)

noun

Zoology
  • A marine nudibranch mollusc of the suborder Aeolidacea, characterized by club-shaped cerata on the dorsal side of the body.

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or designating the suborder Aeolidacea.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Arthur Adams (1820–1878). From French Éolides from classical Latin Aeolidēs son or remoter descendant of Aeolus from Aeolus + -idēs.

Pronunciation:

aeolid

/ˈiːəlɪd//ˈeɪəlɪd/