aerial (adj.) Look up aerial at Dictionary.com
c.1600, from Latin aerius "airy, aerial, lofty, high" (from Greek aerios "of the air, pertaining to air," from aer "air;" see air (n.1)) + adjectival suffix -al (1).
aerial (n.) Look up aerial at Dictionary.com
1902 (short for aerial antenna, etc.); see aerial (adj.).