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glory-of-the-snow

[glawr-ee-uh v-th uh-snoh, -snoh, glohr-] /ˈglɔr i əv ðəˈsnoʊ, -ˌsnoʊ, ˈgloʊr-/
noun, plural glory-of-the-snows.
1.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Chionodoxa, of the lily family, native to the Old World, having showy, blue, white, or pink flowers that bloom early in the spring.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • We inherited a garden with lots of little bulbs such as snowdrops, winter aconite and glory-of-the-snow.
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glory-of-the-snow

noun
1.
a small W Asian liliaceous plant, Chionodoxa luciliae, cultivated for its early-blooming blue flowers
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