- any of several early-blooming bulbous plants belonging to the genus Galanthus, of the amaryllis family, native to Eurasia, especially G. nivalis, having drooping white flowers with green markings.
Origin of snowdrop
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Contemporary Examples of snowdrop
But there were also plenty of moments when they looked like a snowdrop.
The few who caught a glimpse of her in the white muslin dress “thought she looked like a snowdrop,” Barker notes.
Historical Examples of snowdrop
Then the snowdrop sang a lullaby about the moss that loved the violet.
"Let me rest upon your cheek, and I will sing you my little songs," said the snowdrop.
Then the vine and the snowdrop wept, and the pine-tree and the fir were very sad.
The rose is of Paradise—the snowdrop is of the striving, hoping, longing Earth.A Dish Of Orts
You look so cool—so fair—so like a snowdrop glittering with dew.Ernest Linwood
Caroline Lee Hentz
- any of several amaryllidaceous plants of the Eurasian genus Galanthus, esp G. nivalis, having drooping white bell-shaped flowers that bloom in early spring