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Noun: boreas  bo-ree-us
  1. A wind that blows from the north
    - north wind, northerly, norther
Noun: Boreas  bo-ree-us
  1. (Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind
    "Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold"

Derived forms: boreases

Type of: air current, current of air, Greek deity, wind

Encyclopedia: Boreas