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  1. uncinus(Noun)

    a cloud species which consists of fine hair-like strands, with hooked terminations. Associated only with cirrus formations.

  2. Origin: uncinus, hook.

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  1. Uncinus(noun)

    one of the peculiar minute chitinous hooks found in large numbers in the tori of tubicolous annelids belonging to the Uncinata

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