spissatus

[ spi-sey-tuh s ]
/ spɪˈseɪ təs /

adjective Meteorology.

(of a cloud) dense enough to obscure the sun.

Nearby words

  1. spirula,
  2. spirulina,
  3. spiruroid,
  4. spiruroidea,
  5. spiry,
  6. spissitude,
  7. spit,
  8. spit and polish,
  9. spit curl,
  10. spit in the ocean

Origin of spissatus

< New Latin spissātus, past participle of spissāre to thicken, pack tightly; see -ate1

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