austro-, austr-, austral-, auster- +

(Latin: south, south wind, southern)

The eastern part of the medieval kingdom of the Franks, consisting of what are now parts of France, Germany, and the Netherlands.
Southern; southerly; austral.
A family of languages of southeast Asia once dominant in northeast India and Indochina, including Mon-Khmer and Munda.
Relating to Australian Aboriginals and some other Southeast Asian and Pacific peoples.

A human racial classification traditionally distinguished by physical characteristics; such as, dark skin and dark curly hair, and including the Aboriginal peoples of Australia along with various peoples of southeast Asia, especially Melanesia and the Malay Archipelago.

Someone who makes predictions of events by observing and analyzing winds blowing from the south.
Divination by observing winds, especially the south winds, with special significance attached to their direction and intensity.
The region consisting of Indonesia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, and neighboring islands in the Pacific Ocean.
The major language family of the islands of Southeast Asia and the Pacific (including Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, parts of southern Vietnam, Madagascar, Melanesia (excluding much of New Guinea), Micronesia, and Polynesia).

The family is divided into (1) Western Austronesian, or Indonesian, containing about 200 languages, and (2) Eastern Austronesian, or Oceanic, with about 300 languages.

Proto-Austronesian probably started in southern china or Taiwan before 3000 BC. Austronesian speakers were the first humans to settle the Pacific islands beyond western Melanesia.

Austronesians were the most widely spread ethno-linguistic group on earth, with the distance from Madagascar to Easter Island being 210 degrees of longitude.

A special affinity or fondness for Austria; including the Austrian people and their culture.
A “southern lizard” from Early-Middle Cretaceous rocks of Queensland, Australia. Named by paleontologist J. Heber Longman in 1933.
circumaustral (adjective), more circumaustral, most circumaustral
Distributed around the high latitudes of the southern hemisphere: "The circumaustral distribution pattern of organisms found around the high latitudes of the southern hemisphere in the austral region; that is, next to the Antarctic zone.
Piscis Austrinus
A small constellation of the southern hemisphere between Grus and Aquarius; also, Piscis Australis or the "Southern Fish".
Terra Australis
Also known as, Terra Australis Incognita, Latin for "the unknown land of the South", it was an imaginary continent, appearing on European maps from the 15th to the 18th century.

It was introduced by Aristotle. Aristotle's ideas were later expanded by Ptolemy, a Greek cartographer from the first century A.D., who believed that the Indian Ocean was enclosed on the south by land.

Cross references of word groups that are related, directly or indirectly, to: "air, wind": aello-; aeolo-; aero-; anemo-; atmo-; flat-, flatu-; phys-; pneo-, -pnea; pneumato-; turb-; vent-; zephyro-.