Definitions for edelweissˈeɪd lˌvaɪs, -ˌwaɪs

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  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

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  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.]

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  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.

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  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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