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stratocumulus

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noun stra·to·cu·mu·lus \ˌstrā-tō-ˈkyü-myə-ləs, ˌstra-\

Definition of stratocumulus

  1. :  stratified low cumulus consisting of large balls or rolls of dark cloud which often cover the whole sky especially in winter — see cloud illustration



Origin and Etymology of stratocumulus

New Latin


First Known Use: 1873


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