névé

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né·vé

noun \nā-ˈvā\

Definition of NÉVÉ

:  the partially compacted granular snow that forms the surface part of the upper end of a glacier; broadly :  a field of granular snow

Origin of NÉVÉ

French dialect (Swiss), from Vulgar Latin *nivatum, from Latin niv-, nix snow — more at snow
First Known Use: 1843

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