(?), n. [L. Aeolis a daughter of olus, Gr. A'ioli`s.] (Zol.) A genus of nudibranch mollusks having clusters of branchial papill along the back. See Ceratobranchia.
[Written also olis.]





(?), } n. [L. aeon, fr. Gr. a'iwn space or period of time, lifetime, age; akin to L. aevum. See Age.] 1. An immeasurable or infinite space of time; eternity; a long space of time; an age.
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The eons of geological time.
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2. (Gnostic Philos.) One of the embodiments of the divine attributes of the Eternal Being.
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Among the higher ons are Mind, Reason, Power, Truth, and Life.
Am. Cyc.
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Eons were considered to be emanations sent forth by God from the depths of His grand solitude to fulfill various functions in the material and spiritual universe.
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