cirriform

[ sir-uh-fawrm ]
/ ˈsɪr əˌfɔrm /
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adjective

of or relating to clouds composed of ice crystals, as cirrus, cirrostratus, and cirrocumulus clouds.

Nearby words

  1. cirrhosis,
  2. cirrhotic,
  3. cirrhus,
  4. cirri,
  5. cirri-,
  6. cirriped,
  7. cirripede,
  8. cirro-,
  9. cirrocumulus,
  10. cirrose

Origin of cirriform

First recorded in 1805–15; cirri- + -form

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