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snow-in-summer

[snoh-in-suhm-er] /ˈsnoʊ ɪnˈsʌm ər/
noun
1.
a mat-forming garden plant, Cerastium tomentosum, of the pink family, native to Italy, having white flowers and numerous narrow, white, woolly leaves in large patches, growing in sand.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for snow-in-summer

snow-in-summer

noun
1.
another name for dusty miller (sense 1)
Word Origin
C19: so called from the appearance of its flowers
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