MEANING: adjective: Northern; relating to the north, north wind, northern regions, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From Boreas, the god of the north wind in Greek mythology. Earliest documented use: 1470. The opposite is austral.

COREAL - describing starfish which eat invertebrate polyp colonies for breakfast in the morning

FOREAL - slang for "No, honestly, it's true!"

BO REGAL - Ms Derick truly has a queenly persona