niveous

niveous

[niv-ee-uhs]
adjective
resembling snow, especially in whiteness; snowy.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin niveus snowy, snow-white, of, from snow, equivalent to niv- (stem of nix) snow + -eus -eous

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niveous (ˈnɪvɪəs)
 
adj
resembling snow, esp in colour
 
[C17: from Latin niveus, from nix snow]

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