Definitions for edelweissˈeɪd lˌvaɪs, -ˌwaɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edelweiss, Leontopodium alpinum(noun)

    alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts

GCIDE

  1. Edelweiss(n.)

    A little, perennial, white, woolly plant (Leontopodium alpinum), growing at high elevations in the Alps. It is the national flower of Austria.

  2. Origin: [G., fr. edel noble + weiss white.]

Wiktionary

  1. edelweiss(Noun)

    A European perennial alpine plant having downy leaves and small white flower heads in a dense cluster.

  2. Origin: From Edelweiß, from edel + weiß.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edelweiss(noun)

    a little, perennial, white, woolly plant (Leontopodium alpinum), growing at high elevations in the Alps

  2. Origin: [G., fr. edel noble + weiss white.]


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