favonian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin favōniānus, from Favōnius (the West Wind), which heralded the beginning of spring.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fəˈvəʊnɪən/

Adjective[edit]

favonian (comparative more favonian, superlative most favonian)

  1. Pertaining to the west wind.
  2. (by extension) Mild, gentle.

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