cirrostratus

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

Definition of cirrostratus

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

Origin and Etymology of cirrostratus

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1803


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