Mammatus definition

mə-mătəs, -mätəs, -mā-, mămə-təs
A cloud formation consisting of rounded, usually smooth protuberances that appear to hang down from the base of cumulonimbus or other clouds.
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Origin of mammatus

  • From Latin mammātus having breasts from mamma breast mā-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition