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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A band of cirro-stratus clouds stretching almost entirely across the sky and tapering at each end, by reason of perspective, so that it resembles the outline of a salmon. Sometimes it has tessellations like the scales of a fish.

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  • "n. A band of cirro-stratus clouds stretching almost entirely across the sky and tapering at each end, by reason of perspective, so that it resembles the outline of a salmon. Sometimes it has tessellations like the scales of a fish." --CD&C

    February 9, 2012