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hoarfrost

noun

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a covering of tiny ice crystals on a cold surface
  • the hoarfrost formed a delicate swirly pattern on the window

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The first known use of hoarfrost was in the 14th century

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“Hoarfrost.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hoarfrost. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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