American snowball


Definition of American snowball

: a shrub (Styrax grandifolia) of the southeastern U.S. with large leaves and racemose white flowers appearing before or with the leaves

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First Known Use of American snowball

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“American snowball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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