Anvil cloud

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anvil cloud

The anvil-shaped cloud that comprises the upper portion of mature cumulonimbus clouds; the popular name given to a cumulonimbus capillatus cloud, particularly if it embodies the supplementary feature incus (from the Latin for anvil).

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