How are clouds named?

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How are clouds named?

Names for various types of clouds are derived from Latin and fall into three main categories; cirrus, the Latin name for a lock of hair, are the high-level wispy formation clouds; cumulus, after the Latin word for “pile” are the clouds found closer to the surface of the earth; and stratus, from the Latin word meaning “layers”.

   

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10/12/2006 11:04:40 PM
mathew said:

In this fabulous web site, could you give me all the names for all the clouds please? Because I know one day, your website would be very famous, like google.




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