Northern with respect to the north or even the north wind as a boreal bird a boreal blast
- relating to or marked by characteristics from the north wind
- toward or found in the north
- comprising or throughout far northern areas
- Northern; pertaining to the north, or even to the north wind; because, a boreal bird; a boreal blast.
"northern," late 15c., from Latin borealis, from boreas "north wind," from Greek Boreas, name for the god of north wind, which will be of unidentified beginning, maybe regarding words in Balto-Slavic for "mountain" and "forest."
(a.) Northern; with respect to the north, or to the north wind; because, a boreal bird; a boreal blast.
He further found that there was an element which he termed boreal in a more intense degree, which amounted to about a fifteenth of the whole flora.