altocumulus

altocumulus
/al'toh kyooh"myeuh leuhs/, n., pl. altocumulus. Meteorol.
a cloud of a class characterized by globular masses or rolls in layers or patches, the individual elements being larger and darker than those of cirrocumulus and smaller than those of stratocumulus: of medium altitude, about 8000-20,000 ft. (2450-6100 m).
[1890-95; ALTO- + CUMULUS]

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