Definition of mistral noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmɪstrəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɪstrəl//
; BrE BrE//mɪˈstrɑːl//
; NAmE NAmE//mɪˈstrɑːl//
[singular] Wind
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a strong cold wind that blows through southern France, mainly in winter See related entries: Wind Word Origin early 17th cent.: French, from Provençal, from Latin magistralis (ventus), literally ‘master wind’.