altocumulus castellatus

noun altocumulus cas·tel·la·tus \-ˌkastəˈlātəs, -ät-\

Definition of altocumulus castellatus


altocumuli castellati

\-ˈlātˌī, -ˈlät(ˌ)ē\
  1. :  an altocumulus shaped like a tower

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Origin and Etymology of altocumulus castellatus

New Latin, from altocumulus + Medieval Latin castellatus past participle of castellare to fortify — more at castellated

First Known Use: 1905

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