Pronounced: mahr-MORE-ee-uhn, adj
Notes: Also spelled marmoreal; I think I’ve seen this word somewhere, but I didn’t know the definition
The word favonian means
- of, or pertaining to, the west wind
- mild or favorable; propitious
Our word came into English in the mid-1600s
Background / Comments
Our word came from the Latin word Favōniānus (Favonius, the Roman personification of the west wind).