cirrostratus

noun
cir·ro·stra·tus | \ ˌsir-ō-ˈstrā-təs , -ˈstra- \

Definition of cirrostratus 

: a fairly uniform high thin cloud layer darker than cirrus and often covering the entire sky — see cloud illustration

First Known Use of cirrostratus

circa 1803, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cirrostratus

New Latin

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