Definition of Aurorean

1. Adjective. Characteristic of the dawn. "A dim auroral glow"

Exact synonyms: Auroral
Derivative terms: Aurora, Aurora
Partainyms: Dawn, Dawn



Definition of Aurorean

1. aurora [adj] - See also: aurora

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aurorean

aurone
auropalpebral reflex
aurophilic
aurora
aurora-colored
aurora australis
aurora austrealis
aurora borealis
aurora kinase
aurorae
auroral
aurorally
auroraphobia
auroras
aurorean (current term)
aurorite
aurosome
aurostibite
aurotherapy
aurothioglucose
aurothioglycanide
aurothiomalate
aurothiomalates
aurothiosulfate
aurous
aurovertin
aurulent
aurum
aurums

Literary usage of Aurorean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... And ready still past kisses to outnumber At tender eye-dawn of aurorean love: The winged boy I knew; But who wast thou, O happy, happy dove ? ..."

2. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1908)
"As if disjoined by soft-handed slumber, And ready still past kisses to outnumber At tender eye-dawn of aurorean love: The winged boy I knew; ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... usual than "eastern"), eoan (rare), auroral or aurorean (literary), orient or oriental (rare, exc. as capitalized and spec., of the Levant), easterly. ..."

4. The English Language by Logan Pearsall Smith (1912)
"It is true that of the many old words he revived, few or none have become popular, and some of his own inventions, like aurorean and ..."

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