rimier; rimiest
: covered with rime : frosty

Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rimy was before the 12th century

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“Rimy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rimy. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

rimier; rimiest
: covered with rime : frosty
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