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snowpack

[ snoh-pak ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌpæk /
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noun

the accumulation of winter snowfall, especially in mountain or upland regions.

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Origin of snowpack

First recorded in 1945–50; snow + pack1
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British Dictionary definitions for snowpack

snowpack
/ (ˈsnəʊˌpæk) /

noun

a quantity of fallen snow that has become massed together
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Scientific definitions for snowpack

snowpack
[ snōpăk′ ]

An area of naturally formed, packed snow that usually melts during the warmer months.
The amount of snow that accumulates annually in a mountainous area.
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