Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the dawn.
  • Resembling the dawn in color, beauty, etc.; hence, roseate.
  • Pertaining or relating to the polar aurora; resembling an aurora.
  • In geology, appellative of the second of Professor H. D. Rogers's fifteen divisions of the Paleozoic strata in Pennsylvania.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Belonging to, or resembling, the aurora (the dawn or the northern lights); rosy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to the dawn; dawning, eastern, like a new beginning.
  • adjective Rosy in colour, blushing, roseate.
  • adjective Pertaining to the aurora borealis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the atmospheric phenomenon auroras
  • adjective characteristic of the dawn

Etymologies

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From aurora + -al.

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