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fractostratus

/ (ˌfræktəʊˈstrɑːtəs, -ˈstræt-) /
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noun plural -ti (-taɪ)

low ragged layered cloud often appearing below nimbostratus clouds during rain

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Word Origin for fractostratus

C19: from Latin fractus broken + stratus
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