fractocumulus


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fractocumulus

(ˌfræktəʊˈkjuːmjʊləs)
n, pl -li (-ˌlaɪ)
(Physical Geography) low ragged slightly bulbous cloud, often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain. Also called: fractocumulus cloud
[C19: from Latin fractus broken + cumulus]
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