neutercane

[noo-ter-keyn, nyoo-]

noun

a storm resembling a small hurricane but obtaining part of its energy by the same mechanism as a frontal cyclone.

Origin of neutercane

1970–75; neuter + (hurri)cane, with hurr- punningly taken as her
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