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nimbostratus

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌnɪmboʊˈstræt̮əs//
 
, NAmE//ˌnɪmboʊˈstreɪt̮əs//
 
, NAmE//ˌnɪmboʊˈstreɪtəs//
 
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a thick gray layer of low cloud, from which rain or snow often falls
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