névé

noun
né·vé | \ 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

First Known Use of névé

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for névé

French dialect (Swiss), from Vulgar Latin *nivatum, from Latin niv-, nix snow — more at snow

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