cumulocirrus

noun

cu·​mu·​lo·​cirrus
¦kyümyə(ˌ)lō,
÷-mə-+
: a small cumulus cloud at a high altitude having the whiteness and delicacy of the cirrus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from cumul- + cirrus

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“Cumulocirrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumulocirrus. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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