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austral

adjective aus·tral \ ˈȯs-trəl , ˈäs- \

Definition of austral

1 : of or relating to the southern hemisphere
2 capitalized : australian

Origin and Etymology of austral

Middle English, from Latin australis, from Austr-, Auster


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austral

noun aus·tral \ au̇-ˈsträl \

Definition of austral

plural australes play \-ˈsträ-lās\ also australs
: the basic monetary unit of Argentina from 1985 to 1991

Origin and Etymology of austral

Spanish


Austral

abbreviation

Definition of Austral


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