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AUSTRAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does austral mean? 

AUSTRAL (noun)
  The noun AUSTRAL has 1 sense:

1. the basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos

  Familiarity information: AUSTRAL used as a noun is very rare.


AUSTRAL (adjective)
  The adjective AUSTRAL has 2 senses:

1. relating to or coming from the south
2. of the south or coming from the south

  Familiarity information: AUSTRAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AUSTRAL (noun)


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Meaning:

The basic unit of money in Argentina; equal to 100 centavos

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("austral" is a kind of...):

Argentine monetary unit (monetary unit in Argentina)

Meronyms (parts of "austral"):

centavo (a fractional monetary unit of several countries: El Salvador and Sao Tome and Principe and Brazil and Argentina and Bolivia and Colombia and Cuba and the Dominican Republic and Ecuador and El Salvador and Guatemala and Honduras and Mexico and Nicaragua and Peru and the Philippines and Portugal)


AUSTRAL (adjective)


Sense 1austral [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or coming from the south

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

austral winds

Pertainym:

south (the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees)


Sense 2austral [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of the south or coming from the south

Context example:

sailed the austral seas

Similar:

southern (situated in or coming from regions of the south)


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