AskDefine | Define boreal

Dictionary Definition

boreal adj
1 relating to or marked by qualities associated with the north wind
2 toward or located in the north; "the boreal signs of the Zodiac"
3 comprising or throughout far northern regions [syn: circumboreal]

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English

Etymology

borealis, northern, from (Boreas), personification of the north wind

Adjective

  1. of, relating to, or coming from the north

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Extensive Definition

Boreal may refer to:

See also

boreal in Danish: Borealt klima
boreal in French: Boréal
boreal in Galician: Boreal
boreal in Portuguese: Boreal
boreal in Ukrainian: Бореальний

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