[ aw-rawr-uhl, aw-rohr-, uh-rawr-, uh-rohr- ]
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  1. of or like the dawn.

  2. pertaining to the aurora borealis or aurora australis.

Origin of auroral

First recorded in 1545–55; auror(a) + -al1

Other words from auroral

  • au·ro·ral·ly, adverb

Words Nearby auroral Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use auroral in a sentence

  • That auroral freshness of soul which is the distinctive charm of youth lingered when even memory somewhat failed.

    From the Easy Chair, series 2 | George William Curtis
  • Paula was exceptionally gifted with this auroral cheer which starts the day so brightly.

    The Sword of Damocles | Anna Katharine Green