austral

1
[ aw-struh l ]
/ ˈɔ strəl /

adjective

(initial capital letter) Australian.

Nearby words

  1. austin, alfred,
  2. austin, john,
  3. austin, john langshaw,
  4. austin, stephen fuller,
  5. austr-,
  6. austral islands,
  7. austral.,
  8. australasia,
  9. australasian,
  10. australia

Origin of austral

1
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin austrālis southern, equivalent to Aust(e)r Auster + -ālis -al1

austral

2
[ ous-trahl ]
/ aʊsˈtrɑl /

noun, plural aus·tra·les [ous-trah-les] /aʊsˈtrɑ lɛs/.

a monetary unit of Argentina, equal to 100 centavos: replaced the peso in 1985.

Origin of austral

2
From Spanish; see origin at austral1

Austral

Austral.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for austral


British Dictionary definitions for austral

austral

1
/ (ˈɔːstrəl) /

adjective

of or coming from the southaustral winds

Word Origin for austral

C14: from Latin austrālis, from auster the south wind

noun plural -trales (-trɑːlɛs)

a former monetary unit of Argentina equal to 100 centavos, replaced by the peso

Word Origin for austral

from Spanish; see austral 1

Austral.

abbreviation for

Australasia
Australia(n)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for austral

austral

adj.

1540s, from Latin australis, from auster (see auster).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Science definitions for austral

austral

[ ôstrəl ]

Relating to the south or to southern regions of the globe.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.