cumulocirrus

noun
cu·​mu·​lo·​cirrus | \ ¦kyümyə(ˌ)lō, ÷-mə-+ \

Definition of cumulocirrus

: a small cumulus cloud at a high altitude having the whiteness and delicacy of the cirrus

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History and Etymology for cumulocirrus

New Latin, from cumul- + cirrus

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“Cumulocirrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumulocirrus. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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