noun, plural nim·bi [nim-buh bahy] /ˈnɪm bəbaɪ/, nim·bus·es.
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Origin of nimbus
OTHER WORDS FROM nimbusnim·bused, adjective
Words nearby nimbus
Example sentences from the Web for nimbi
Each have nimbi of a blue colour, surmounted by crosses, with globular extremities.
I have printed nimbiferi in preference to nubiferi because Jupiter is linked with nimbi at two other passages.
They and their emblems are painted; the nimbi and the ribs of the shells are gilded.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
British Dictionary definitions for nimbi
noun plural -bi (-baɪ) or -buses
- a dark grey rain-bearing cloud
- (in combination)cumulonimbus clouds
- an emanation of light surrounding a saint or deity
- a representation of this emanation