eoan

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From Ancient Greek ἠώς (ēṓs) +‎ -an. Compare Portuguese eoo.

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eoan (not comparable)

  1. (poetic) Relating to the dawn.
    • 1820, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Ode to Liberty
      The morning-star
      Beckons the sun from the Eoan wave.
    • 2015, Bill Reed, The Pipwink Papers:
      But we can note how wonderfully Pirip has woven the eoan light to recreate the images of life's grey, last sickly days []
  2. (poetic) Relating to the East.

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