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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mack′erel sky′(n.)

  1. a sky marked by cirrocumulus or altocumulus clouds scattered like the markings on a mackerel's back.

    Category: Meteorology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mackerel sky(noun)

    a sky filled with rows of cirrocumulus or small altocumulus clouds


  1. mackerel sky(Noun)

    a sky filled with a regular pattern of altocumulus clouds somewhat resembling the skin of a mackerel.


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