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altostratus

al·to·stra·tus

altostratus

pronunciation:
ael to strae tihs [or] ael to streI tihs
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part of speech: noun
inflections: altostratus
definition: a thick dense cloud that forms a uniform gray sheet that often produces precipitation, found at medium altitudes.
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The word altostratus contains the following part:
alt Latin root that means high