red snow

noun

Definition of red snow

  1. :  snow colored by various airborne dusts or by a growth of algae (as of the genus Chlamydomonas) that contain red pigment and live in the upper layer of snow; also :  an alga causing red snow

1678

First Known Use of red snow

1678


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