purga

noun pur·ga \ ˈpu̇(ə)rgə \

Definition of purga

plural -s
:an intense arctic snowstorm occurring usually in flat open country and characterized by severe cold and wind-driven snow

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Origin and Etymology of purga

Russian, from Karelian purgu snowstorm; akin to Finnish purku snowstorm


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