boreal

adjective bo·re·al \ ˈbȯr-ē-əl \
|Updated on: 31 May 2018

Definition of boreal

1 : of, relating to, or located in northern regions
  • boreal waters
2 : of, relating to, or comprising the northern biotic area characterized especially by dominance of coniferous forests

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Origin and Etymology of boreal

Middle English boriall, from Late Latin borealis, from Latin boreas north wind, north, from Greek, from Boreas



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