ice flowers

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noun

formations of ice crystals on the surface of a still, slowly freezing body of water.
Also called frost flowers. delicate tufts of frost on a surface of ice or snow.

Nearby words

  1. ice feathers,
  2. ice field,
  3. ice fish,
  4. ice fishing,
  5. ice floe,
  6. ice fog,
  7. ice foot,
  8. ice front,
  9. ice hockey,
  10. ice house

Origin of ice flowers

First recorded in 1905–10

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