Stratus Definition

strătəs, strātəs
strati
noun
strati
The type of gray cloud found at low altitudes and consisting of a uniform layer of water droplets and sometimes ice crystals.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • stratus-cloud
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Other Word Forms of Stratus

Noun

Singular:
stratus
Plural:
strati-

Origin of Stratus

  • From Latin strātus past participle of sternere to stretch, extend ster-2 in Indo-European roots

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

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