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English

Etymology

Latin auster.

Pronunciation

IPA: /'ɒstə/, /'ɔ:stə/

Noun

Auster

  1. the South Wind, especially when personified
    • 1989: ‘My homeland too,’ Aetius grinned. ‘I was born under the Auster.’ (Burgess, The Devil's Mode)

German

Etymology

Dutch oester, Old English ostre, Anglo-Norman oistre, Old French oistre, uistre (modern French huître), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ostrea, from Ancient Greek ὄστρεον (related to ὀστέον ‘bone’, ὄστρακον ‘shell’).

Noun

Auster f. (genitive Auster, plural Austern)

  1. oyster

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