- a strong Mediterranean wind blowing from the north-east
Etymology: From Italian grecale, apparently representing a late Latin noun from Graecus "Greek".
- 1963: The dog days have ended, the maijstral has ceased to blow. Soon the other wind called will bring the gentle rains to solemnize the sowing of our red wheat. " Thomas Pynchon, V.
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