nimbostratus


nim·bo·stra·tus

noun \ˌnim-bō-ˈstrā-təs, -ˈstra-\

Definition of NIMBOSTRATUS

:  a low dark layer of gray cloud usually producing light continuous rain or snow — see cloud illustration

Origin of NIMBOSTRATUS

New Latin, from Latin nimbus + New Latin stratus stratus
First Known Use: circa 1909

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