austro- Word Origin
- a combining form meaning “south,” used in the formation of compound words: Austronesia.
Also especially before a vowel,. Origin of austro- Latin aust(e)r the south, the south wind + Austro-
- a combining form of : Austro-Hungarian.
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Word Origin for Austro- from Latin auster the south wind Austro- 2 combining form
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comb. form meaning “Austrian;” see.
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