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Of, relating to, or coming from the south.

[Latin austrālis, from auster, austr-, south; see aus- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Physical Geography) of or coming from the south: austral winds.
[C14: from Latin austrālis, from auster the south wind]


n, pl -trales (-trɑːlɛs)
(Currencies) a former monetary unit of Argentina equal to 100 centavos, replaced by the peso
[from Spanish; see austral1]
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(ˈɔ strəl)

1. southern.
2. (cap.) Australian.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin austrālis southern =aust(e)r the south + -ālis -al1]



n., pl. -tra•les (-ˈtrɑ lɛs)
a former monetary unit of Argentina.
[< Sp; see austral1]


1. Australia.
2. Australian.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.austral - the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos
Argentine monetary unit - monetary unit in Argentina
centavo - a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal
Adj.1.austral - of the south or coming from the south; "sailed the austral seas"
southern - situated in or coming from regions of the south; "the southern hemisphere"; "southern constellations"
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