Austro-

Austro-

a combining form of Austria: Austro-Hungarian.
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austro-

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


Origin:
< Latin aust(e)r the south, the south wind + -o-

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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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