snow-in-summer

noun

snow-in-sum·​mer ˈsnō-in-ˈsə-mər How to pronounce snow-in-summer (audio)
: a European creeping perennial herb (Cerastium tomentosum) of the pink family with hairy grayish foliage and white flowers that is often used as a ground cover

Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snow-in-summer was in 1886

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“Snow-in-summer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow-in-summer. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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