false cirrus

noun

Definition of false cirrus

: a cirrus cloud of appreciable thickness originating from a cumulonimbus cloud

called also thunderstorm cirrus

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“False cirrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20cirrus. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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