belonging to or suggestive of autumn; produced or gathered in autumn:
past maturity or middle life.
And, indeed, the rest of the city was most autumnally tame and uninteresting.
Wise Saws and Modern Instances, Volume II (of 2) Thomas Cooper
of, occurring in, or characteristic of autumn
1570s, from Latin autumnalis “pertaining to autumn,” from autumnus (see autumn).
a yellow mineral, a hydrous calcium uranium phosphate, CaU 2 P 2 O 12 ⋅8H 2 O, occurring in crystals as nearly square tablets: a minor ore of uranium. Historical Examples autunite, a hydrous phosphate of uranium and calcium, crystallizing in the rhombic system in yellow plates. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 […]
a former province in central France. Historical Examples I should have preferred to go quite into the country, into Auvergne, where my husband has a house. Madame de Mauves Henry James In France it is somewhat more usual, and in Auvergne it is the rule. Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine Edward A. Freeman […]
auv autonomous underwater vehicle Contemporary Examples The plan was for the auv to find “areas of interest” and for the ROV to follow up with pictures. Amelia Earhart: New Documentary Searches Underwater for Pilot and Her Plane Jane Mendelsohn August 16, 2012
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former name of Les Cayes. Historical Examples “Don’t, my dear child,” soothed Aux Cayes, patting her shoulder gently. The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve noun the former name of Les Cayes