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Noun: nimbus (nimbuses,nimbi)  nim-bus
  1. A dark grey cloud bearing rain
    - nimbus cloud, rain cloud
     
  2. An indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
    - aura, aureole, halo, glory, gloriole

Derived forms: nimbuses, nimbi

Type of: cloud, light, lightness

Encyclopedia: Nimbus