aurora australisaurora aus·tra·lis
luminous phenomena similar to the aurora borealis, visible in a zone around the south magnetic pole; southern lights
Origin of aurora australisL, literally , southern aurora: see Aurora and amp; austral
nounpl. aurora aus·tra·lis·es or aurorae australis
An aurora that occurs in southern regions of the earth. Also called southern lights.
Origin of aurora australisNew Latin aur&omacron;ra australis : Latin aur&omacron;ra, dawn + Latin australis, southern.