altocumulus castellatus

altocumulus cas·​tel·​la·​tus | \ -ˌkastəˈlātəs, -ät- \
plural altocumuli castellati\ -​ˈlātˌī , -​ˈlät(ˌ)ē \

Definition of altocumulus castellatus

: an altocumulus shaped like a tower

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First Known Use of altocumulus castellatus

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for altocumulus castellatus

New Latin, from altocumulus + Medieval Latin castellatus past participle of castellare to fortify

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“Altocumulus castellatus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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