Definition of maestrale in US English:

maestrale

noun

  • A north-westerly wind which blows in the Adriatic, especially in summer. Also: any of several north-westerly winds blowing in other parts of the Mediterranean.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Italian maestrale, adjective and noun from maestro + -ale.

Pronunciation

maestrale

/mʌɪˈstrɑːleɪ/