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snow·drop

 (snō′drŏp′)
n.
Any of several bulbous Eurasian plants of the genus Galanthus, having solitary, nodding white flowers that bloom in early spring.

snowdrop

(ˈsnəʊˌdrɒp)
n
(Plants) any of several amaryllidaceous plants of the Eurasian genus Galanthus, esp G. nivalis, having drooping white bell-shaped flowers that bloom in early spring

snow•drop

(ˈsnoʊˌdrɒp)

n.
any of several early-blooming bulbous Eurasian plants belonging to the genus Galanthus, of the amaryllis family, esp. G. nivalis, having drooping white flowers with green markings.
[1655–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snowdrop - common anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowerssnowdrop - common anemone of eastern North America with solitary pink-tinged white flowers
anemone, windflower - any woodland plant of the genus Anemone grown for its beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves
Translations
sněženka
visibaba
hóvirág
śnieżyczka
visibabaвисибаба
snödroppe

snowdrop

[ˈsnəʊdrɒp] Ncampanilla f de invierno

snowdrop

[ˈsnəʊdrɒp] nperce-neige msnowed in adjbloqué(e) par la neigesnowed under adjdébordé(e)
to be snowed under with sth (work)être débordé(e) de qch; (mail, orders, enquiries)être inondé(e) de qch

snowdrop

[ˈsnəʊˌdrɒp] nbucaneve m inv
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GALANTHUS NIVALIS, SNOWDROP Why do we love the common snowdrop so much?
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The clumps of Galanthus nivalis, our common snowdrop, that have come to light during all these excavations also need to be pulled apart and the bulbs replanted individually.
A LARGER relative of the common snowdrop, the snowflake is a very beautiful winter-flowering bulb that is not as widely grown as it deserves to be.
Arnott, which is a tall variety with large, scented flowers and those which are best for naturalising include the common snowdrop G.
What is it about the common snowdrop that makes it such a well-loved plant?
The clumps of Galanthus nivalis, our common snowdrop, that have come to light during all these i l d b come to light during all these excavations also need to be pulled apart and the bulbs replanted individually.
It's larger than the most widespread species, the common snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis), which was already established in Britain at that time.
We think of the common snowdrop - galanthus nivalis - as a wild flower, although it was probably introduced from mainland Europe many centuries ago.