snowflake

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noun snow·flake \ˈsnō-ˌflāk\

Definition of snowflake

  1. 1 :  a flake or crystal of snow

  2. 2 :  any of a genus (Leucojum) of Old World bulbous plants of the amaryllis family; especially :  one (L. vernum) resembling the snowdrop

1734

First Known Use of snowflake

1734


SNOWFLAKE Defined for English Language Learners

snowflake

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noun snow·flake \ˈsnō-ˌflāk\

Definition of snowflake for English Language Learners

  • : a small, soft piece of frozen water that falls from the sky as snow : a flake of snow


SNOWFLAKE Defined for Kids

snowflake

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noun snow·flake \ˈsnō-ˌflāk\

Definition of snowflake for Students

  1. :  a single snow crystal :  a small mass of snow crystals



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