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nacreous cloud

na·cre·ous cloud
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ney-kree-uh s kloud]
    • /ˈneɪ kri əs klaʊd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ney-kree-uh s kloud]
    • /ˈneɪ kri əs klaʊd/

Definition of nacreous cloud words

  • noun nacreous cloud a rarely seen, luminous, iridescent cloud shaped like a cirrus or altocumulus, approximately 15 miles (24 km) above the earth, and of unknown composition. 1

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nacreous cloud popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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