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nimbus

nim·bus

nimbus

 
pronunciation:
nIm bs
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: nimbi, nimbuses
definition 1: a shining cloud or aura believed to surround a deity that is appearing on earth.
definition 2: a radiant light, often shown in paintings as a circle or halo about the head of a saint, deity, or the like.
definition 3: a gray rain cloud that covers the sky uniformly.
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derivation: nimbused (adj.)