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noun (cirri)
  1. (botany) A tendril.
  2. (zoology) A thin tendril-like appendage.
  1. (meteorology) A principal high-level cloud type characterised by white, delicate filaments or wisps, of white (or mostly white) patches, or of narrow bands, found at an altitude of above 7000 metres.
Translations: 
  • Italian: cirro
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From Latin, cirrus "curl".


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