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calvus

[kal-vuh s] /ˈkæl vəs/
adjective, Meteorology
1.
(of a cumulonimbus cloud) having its upper portion changing from a rounded, cumuliform shape to a diffuse, whitish, cirriform mass with vertical striations.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, Latin: literally, bald
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