altostratus


al·to·stra·tus

noun \ˌal-tō-ˈstrā-təs, -ˈstra-\
plural al·to·stra·ti\-ˌtī\

Definition of ALTOSTRATUS

:  a fairly uniform mid-altitude layer of gray cloud darker than cirrostratus — see cloud illustration

Origin of ALTOSTRATUS

New Latin, from Latin altus + New Latin -o- + stratus
First Known Use: 1890

Rhymes with ALTOSTRATUS

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