austral

Anything austral refers to the south. An austral wind is a southern wind.

This word has to do with direction. One of the most southern countries in the world is Australia, which might help you remember the meaning of austral: from the south or related to the south. Often, this word has to do with austral wind, which comes from the south. You could talk about the austral (southern) migration of birds.

Definitions of austral
  1. adjective
    of the south or coming from the south
    “sailed the austral seas”
    Synonyms:
    southern
    situated in or coming from regions of the south
  2. noun
    the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos
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    type of:
    Argentine monetary unit
    monetary unit in Argentina
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