fractostratus


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fractostratus

(ˌfræktəʊˈstrɑːtəs; -ˈstræt-)
n, pl -ti (-taɪ)
(Physical Geography) low ragged layered cloud often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain
[C19: from Latin fractus broken + stratus]
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