cirrocumulus[sir′ō kyo̵̅o̅′myə ləs]
cirrocumulus definition by Webster's New World
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the type of white cloud that resembles a small puff, flake, or streak, found at high altitudes and consisting of ice crystals and water droplets; mackerel sky
cirrocumulus definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A high-altitude cloud composed of a series of small, regularly arranged cloudlets in the form of ripples or grains.
cirrocumulus - Science Definition
A high-altitude cloud composed of a series of small, regularly arranged cloudlets in the form of ripples or grains. Cirrocumulus clouds generally form between 6,100 and 12,200 m (20,000 and 40,000 ft) and are composed exclusively of ice crystals. See illustration at cloud.