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.
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- ice feathers,
- ice field,
- ice fish,
- ice fishing,
- ice floe,
- ice fog,
- ice foot,
- ice front,
- ice hockey,
- ice house
Origin of ice flowers
First recorded in 1905–10
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Examples from the Web for ice flowers
The latter are more common, and have to produce apples, while the ice-flowers are uncommon, and of no possible use.Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy|Frank Richard Stockton