thundercloud

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Etymology[edit]

thunder +‎ cloud

Noun[edit]

thundercloud (plural thunderclouds)

  1. A large, dark cloud, usually a cumulonimbus, charged with electricity and producing thunder and lightning; a stormcloud
  2. (by extension, figuratively) Something menacing and brooding.
    the ominous thunderclouds of war

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