calvus

[ kal-vuhs ]
/ ˈkæl vəs /

adjective Meteorology.

(of a cumulonimbus cloud) having its upper portion changing from a rounded, cumuliform shape to a diffuse, whitish, cirriform mass with vertical striations.

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Origin of calvus

<New Latin, Latin: literally, bald
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