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snow crystal

noun
1.
a crystal of ice sufficiently heavy to fall from the atmosphere.
Compare snowflake.
Origin of snow crystal
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • The microscope gave me the same broken hexagonal prisms, mixed with tables closely resembling the snow-crystal.

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