Nimbus meaning

nĭm'bəs
A bright cloud surrounding gods or goddesses appearing on earth.
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An aura of splendor about any person or thing.
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A cloudy radiance said to surround a classical deity when on earth.
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A radiant light that appears usually in the form of a circle or halo about or over the head in the representation of a god, demigod, saint, or sacred person such as a king or an emperor.
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A splendid atmosphere or aura, as of glamour, that surrounds a person or thing.
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A rain cloud, especially a low dark layer of clouds such as a nimbostratus.
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A halo or bright disk surrounding the head of a divinity, saint, or sovereign in pictures, on medals, etc.
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Any rain-producing cloud.
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A rain cloud.
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A circle of light; a halo.
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A gray rain cloud.
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Origin of nimbus

Latin cloud nebh- in Indo-European roots