dust storm

or dust·storm


noun

a storm of strong winds and dust-filled air over an extensive area during a period of drought over normally arable land (distinguished from sandstorm).

Origin of dust storm

First recorded in 1875–80
Also called duster.
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dust storm


noun

a windstorm that whips up clouds of dust
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