mammatocumulus

noun
mam·​ma·​to·​cumulus | \ mə¦mātō, ma¦mātō+ \

Definition of mammatocumulus

: a cumulus or cumulostratus storm cloud having breast-shaped protuberances below

called also festoon cloud

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History and Etymology for mammatocumulus

New Latin, from Latin mammatus of the breast + New Latin -o- + cumulus

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“Mammatocumulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mammatocumulus. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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