intortus

[ in-tawr-tuhs ]
/ ɪnˈtɔr təs /

adjective Meteorology.

(of a cirrus cloud) having very irregular filaments that often look entangled.

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Origin of intortus

<Latin: twisted, complicated; see intorted
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