Definitions for mackerel sky
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a sky marked by cirrocumulus or altocumulus clouds scattered like the markings on a mackerel's back.
Origin of mackerel sky:
a sky filled with rows of cirrocumulus or small altocumulus clouds
a sky filled with a regular pattern of altocumulus clouds somewhat resembling the skin of a mackerel.
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