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noun Skiing.

snow in the form of small pellets or grains produced by the alternate melting and freezing of a snow layer.

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Also called corn, spring snow.

Origin of corn snow

First recorded in 1930–35
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corn snow

noun

skiing, US and Canadian granular snow formed by alternate freezing and thawing
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