Definition of Favonian

1. a. Pertaining to the west wind; soft; mild; gentle.



Definition of Favonian

1. Adjective. pertaining to the west wind; mild, gentle ¹

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Definition of Favonian

1. pertaining to the west wind [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Favonian

favelet
favelets
favell
favella
favellas
faveolate
faver
faves
favest
favic chandeliers
favicon
favicons
favid
favillous
favisms
favonian (current term)
favor
favor'd
favorabilities
favorability
favorable
favorable position
favorable reception
favorableness
favorablenesses
favorably
favored
favoredness
favorer
favorers

Literary usage of Favonian

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1. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"... For other causes I forbore to soothe i55 Their fury to favonian gentleness; I could and would not; (thus I wake in him [Aside. A love of magic art. ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"It is altogether a very light and bland favonian breeze.—CRAIK, GEORGE L., 1861, A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English Language, ..."

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