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Castellanus vs. Cirrus

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Castellanusnoun

(meteorology) A cloud species which shows vertical formations giving a crenellated appearance, associated with cirrus, cirrocumulus, altocumulus, and stratocumulus genera.

Cirrusnoun

(botany) A tendril.

Castellanus

A castellanus (or castellatus) (from latin castellanus, castle) is a cloud that displays at least in its upper part cumuliform protuberances having the shape of turrets that give a crenellated aspect. Some of these turrets are higher than they are wide; they have a common base and seem to be arranged in a line.

Cirrusnoun

(zoology) A thin tendril-like appendage.

Cirrusnoun

(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.

Cirrusnoun

A tendril or clasper.

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Cirrusnoun

A soft tactile appendage of the mantle of many Mollusca, and of the parapodia of Annelida. Those near the head of annelids are Tentacular cirri; those of the last segment are caudal cirri.

Cirrusnoun

The external male organ of trematodes and some other worms, and of certain Mollusca.

Cirrusnoun

See under Cloud.

Cirrusnoun

usually coiled

Cirrusnoun

a wispy white cloud (usually of fine ice crystals) at a high altitude (4 to 8 miles)

Cirrusnoun

a slender flexible animal appendage as on barnacles or crinoids or many insects; often tactile

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