Boreas

noun
Bo·​re·​as | \ ˈbȯr-ē-əs How to pronounce Boreas (audio) \

Definition of Boreas

1 : the Greek god of the north wind
2 : the north wind personified

First Known Use of Boreas

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for Boreas

Latin, from Greek

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“Boreas.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boreas. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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