a combining form of Austria: Austro-Hungarian. Unabridged


a combining form meaning “south,” used in the formation of compound words: Austronesia.
Also, especially before a vowel, austr-.

< Latin aust(e)r the south, the south wind + -o- Unabridged
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Austro-1 (ˈɒstrəʊ-)
combining form
southern: Austro-Asiatic
[from Latin auster the south wind]

Austro-2 (ˈɒstrəʊ-)
combining form
Austrian: Austro-Hungarian

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