noun Date: 1664 a bulbous European herb (Galanthus nivalis) of the amaryllis family bearing nodding white flowers that often appear while the snow is on the ground

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  • Snowdrop — Snow drop , n. (Bot.) A bulbous plant ({Galanthus nivalis}) bearing white flowers, which often appear while the snow is on the ground. It is cultivated in gardens for its beauty. [1913 Webster] {Snowdrop tree}. See {Silver bell tree}, under… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snowdrop — [snō′dräp΄] n. any of a genus (Galanthus) of low growing, bulbous perennials of the lily family; esp., the common snowdrop ( G. nivalis) of the Mediterranean region, with small, bell shaped, white flowers …   English World dictionary

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  • snowdrop — /snoh drop /, n. any of several early blooming bulbous plants belonging to the genus Galanthus, of the amaryllis family, native to Eurasia, esp. G. nivalis, having drooping white flowers with green markings. [1655 65; SNOW + DROP] * * * Any of… …   Universalium

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  • snowdrop — UK [ˈsnəʊˌdrɒp] / US [ˈsnoʊˌdrɑp] noun [countable] Word forms snowdrop : singular snowdrop plural snowdrops a type of small white flower that appears in early spring …   English dictionary

  • snowdrop — baltoji snieguolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Amarilinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Galanthus nivalis), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Galanthus nivalis angl. Candlemas bells; common… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • snowdrop — [[t]sno͟ʊdrɒp[/t]] snowdrops N COUNT A snowdrop is a small white flower which appears in the early spring …   English dictionary

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