snowbank

[ snoh-bangk ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌbæŋk /

noun

a mound of snow, as a snowdrift or snow shoveled from a road or sidewalk.

Origin of snowbank

First recorded in 1770–80; snow + bank1
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snowbank


n.

1779, from snow (n.) + bank (n.2).

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