boreal etymology

English word boreal comes from Ancient Greek Βορέᾱς, and later Latin boreas (North wind.)

Detailed word origin of boreal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Βορέᾱς Ancient Greek (grc)
Boreas Latin (lat)
boreas Latin (lat) North wind.
borealis Latin (lat) Northern.
boreal English (eng) Of, relating to, or coming from the north.

Words with the same origin as boreal

Descendants of Βορέᾱς
Boreas bora boreo-