Definition of Aetolian in English:

Aetolian

(also Aitolian, Etolian)

noun

Ancient Greek History
  • A native or inhabitant of ancient Aetolia, a region of west-central Greece north of the Gulf of Corinth.

adjective

Ancient Greek History
  • Of or relating to ancient Aetolia or its inhabitants.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Morison (c1510–1556), humanist and diplomat. From classical Latin Aetōlius of Aetolia, Aetolian (from ancient Greek Αἰτώλιος from Αἰτωλία (classical Latin Aetōlia), the name of a region in ancient Greece) + -an. In form Etholian after Middle French Etholien.

Pronunciation:

Aetolian

/ʌɪˈtəʊlɪən//ɪːˈtəʊlɪən/