A*ca"di*an (#), a.

Of or pertaining to Acadie, or Nova Scotia.

"Acadian farmers." Longfellow. --


A native of Acadie.

Acadian epoch Geol., an epoch at the beginning of the American paleozoic time, and including the oldest American rocks known to be fossiliferous. See Geology. -- Acadian owl Zool., a small North American owl (Nyctule Acadica); the saw-whet.


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