[glawr-ee-uh v-th uh-snoh, -snoh, glohr-]
noun, plural glo·ry-of-the-snows.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Chionodoxa, of the lily family, native to the Old World, having showy, blue, white, or pink flowers that bloom early in the spring.
Origin of glory-of-the-snow
First recorded in 1895–1900
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a small W Asian liliaceous plant, Chionodoxa luciliae, cultivated for its early-blooming blue flowers
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