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black squall

[ blak-skwawl ]
/ ˈblæk ˈskwɔl /
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noun Meteorology.
a squall accompanied by very dark clouds and usually heavy rain: Daylight all but vanished as the black squall raced across the lake toward our campsite.
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Origin of black squall

First recorded in 1820–25
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