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fractostratus

/ (ˌfræktəʊˈstrɑːtəs, -ˈstræt-) /

noun plural -ti (-taɪ)

low ragged layered cloud often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain

Nearby words

fractionator, fractionize, fractious, fractiously, fractocumulus, fractostratus, fractur, fracture, fracture by contrecoup, fracture zone, fractus

Word Origin for fractostratus

C19: from Latin fractus broken + stratus
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