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subnuvolar

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sub- + Italian nuvola cloud: compare Latin subnubilus somewhat cloudy.

AdjectiveEdit

subnuvolar (not comparable)

  1. (nonce word, obsolete, poetic) Under the clouds; partly covered or obscured by cloud.
    Subnuvolar lights of evening sharply slant. — Milnes.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.