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 and Etymology of edelweiss
German, from edel noble + weiss white
First Known Use: 1862See Words from the same year
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