• synonyms


[hyoo-muh-lis or, often, yoo-]
  1. (of a cumulus cloud) having a small, flattened appearance.
Show More

Origin of humilis

< New Latin, Latin: low, humble
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for humilis

Historical Examples

  • Individuals were seen foraging on the ground along with Anolis humilis uniformis.

    Amphibians and Reptiles of the Rainforests of Southern El Peten, Guatemala

    William E. Duellman

  • Hence it is that all we know of the author of the Compendium from himself is “humilis presbiter Theophilus.”