banner cloud


noun

a plume-shaped cloud extending downwind from an isolated mountain peak.Also called cloud banner.Compare cap cloud(def 1).

Nearby words

  1. bann,
  2. banneker,
  3. banneker, benjamin,
  4. banner,
  5. banner ad,
  6. banneret,
  7. bannerette,
  8. bannerman,
  9. bannerol,
  10. bannerstone

Origin of banner cloud

First recorded in 1905–10

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