cumulus congestus

noun

cumulus con·​ges·​tus
-kənˈjestəs
plural cumuli congesti
-ˌstī,
-(ˌ)stē
: a swelling cumulus cloud of cauliflower appearance

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, literally, pressed together, thick cumulus

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“Cumulus congestus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cumulus%20congestus. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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