mistral


mis·tral

noun \ˈmis-trəl, mi-ˈsträl\

Definition of MISTRAL

:  a strong cold dry northerly wind of southern France

Origin of MISTRAL

French, from Occitan, from mistral masterful, from Late Latin magistralis of a teacher — more at magistral
First Known Use: 1604

Mis·tral

biographical name \mi-ˈsträl, -ˈstral\

Definition of MISTRAL

Frédéric 1830–1914 Provençal poet

Mistral

biographical name

Definition of MISTRAL

Gabriela 1889–1957 originally Lucila Godoy Alcayaga Chilean poet & educ.

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