spissatus

[ spi-sey-tuhs ]
/ spɪˈseɪ təs /

adjective Meteorology.

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

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Origin of spissatus

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