Pronunciation: (ôr'u),[key] —n., —pl.au•ras or, for 3,au•raePronunciation: (ôr'ē).[key] 1. a distinctive and pervasive quality or character; air; atmosphere: an aura of respectability; an aura of friendliness. 2. a subtly pervasive quality or atmosphere seen as emanating from a person, place, or thing.
3. Pathol.a sensation, as of lights or a current of warm or cold air, preceding an attack of migraine or epilepsy.
Pronunciation: (ôr'u),[key] —n.Class. Myth. a companion of Artemis who bore twins to Dionysus. Zeus changed her into a spring because, in a fit of madness, she had killed one of her children.