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Noun: edelweiss  'ey-d(u)l,vIs
  1. Alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts
    - Leontopodium alpinum

Derived forms: edelweisses

Type of: wild flower, wildflower

Part of: genus Leontopodium, Leontopodium

Encyclopedia: Edelweiss, Moscow