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Autumnal

Au`tum´nal
a.1.Of, belonging to, or peculiar to, autumn; as, an autumnal tint; produced or gathered in autumn; as, autumnal fruits; flowering in autumn; as, an autumnal plant.
2.Past the middle of life; in the third stage.
An autumnal matron.
- Hawthorne.
Autumnal equinox
the time when the sun crosses the equator, as it proceeds southward, or when it passes the autumnal point.
Autumnal point
the point of the equator intersected by the ecliptic, as the sun proceeds southward; the first point of Libra.
Autumnal signs
the signs Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius, through which the sun passes between the autumnal equinox and winter solstice.
Adj.1.autumnal - of or characteristic of or occurring in autumn; "the autumnal equinox"; "autumnal fruits"
Antonyms:
summery - belonging to or characteristic of or occurring in summer; "summery weather"; "summery dresses"
vernal - of or characteristic of or occurring in spring; "the vernal equinox"
wintery, wintry - characteristic of or occurring in winter; "suffered severe wintry weather"; "brown wintry grasses"
2.autumnal - characteristic of late maturity verging on decline; "a serene autumnal mood"
mature
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Autotropism
Autotype
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Autotypography
Autotypy
AUTOVON
Autre action pendant
Autre vie
Autrefois
Autrefois acquit
Autrefois attaint
Autrefois convict
Autumn
autumn crocus
autumn pumpkin
autumn sneezeweed
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autumnal equinox
Autumnal point
Autumnal signs
Autunite
AUU
Auvergne
AUX
Auxanometer
auxenic
Auxesis
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Auxetophone
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Auxiliary
auxiliary airfield
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