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edelweiss

noun edel·weiss \ˈā-dəl-ˌvīs, -ˌwīs\

Definition of EDELWEISS

:  a small alpine perennial composite herb (Leontopodium alpinum) of central and southeast Europe that has a dense woolly white pubescence
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Origin of EDELWEISS

German, from edel noble + weiss white
First Known Use: 1862

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