snow-on-the-mountain

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Definition of snow-on-the-mountain

: a spurge (Euphorbia marginata) of the central and western U.S. that has showy white-bracted flower clusters and is grown as an ornamental

First Known Use of snow-on-the-mountain

circa 1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of snow-on-the-mountain was circa 1873

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“Snow-on-the-mountain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow-on-the-mountain. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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