Definition of nimbostratus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌnɪmbəʊˈstrɑːtəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnɪmboʊˈstrætəs//
; BrE BrE//ˌnɪmbəʊˈstreɪtəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnɪmboʊˈstreɪtəs//
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a thick grey layer of low cloud, from which rain or snow often falls Word Origin late 19th cent.: modern Latin, from nimbus + stratus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nimbostratus