Definitions for eonˈi ən, ˈi ɒn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
e•onˈi ən, ˈi ɒn(n.)
an indefinitely long period of time; age.
the largest division of geologic time, comprising two or more eras.
one billion years.
Category: Astronomy, Geology
Origin of eon:
1640–50; < LL aeōn < Gk aiṓn space of time, age
the longest division of geological time
an immeasurably long period of time
"oh, that happened eons ago"
(Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe
A period of 1,000,000,000 years.
The longest time period used in geology.
A long period of time.
It's been eons since we last saw each other.
A spirit being emanating from the Godhead.
Origin: From αἰών.
alt. of Aeon
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
. See Æon.