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edelweiss Explained

edelweiss at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['eıdəl'vaıs]

edelweiss at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1862, from Ger., lit. "noble white," from O.H.G. edili "noble" (from P.Gmc. *ath(a)l-ja + Ger. weiss "white." ///

edelweiss at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:

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edelweiss at Dutch => English Of Explained:

edelweiss

edelweiss at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Perennial plant (Leontopodium alpinum) of the composite family, native to alpine areas of Europe and S. America. It has 2-10 yellow flower heads in a dense cluster. Below these flower heads, 6-9 lance-shaped, woolly, white leaves are arranged in the form of a star. Most varieties are ornamentals.

edelweiss at Afrikaans => English Of Explained:

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edelweiss at Dutch => English Of Explained:

edelweiss [edəlwɑjs]
edelweiss

Edelweiss at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Edelweiss \E"del*weiss\, n. [G., fr. edel noble + weiss white.]
(Bot.)
A little, perennial, white, woolly plant ({Leontopodium
alpinum}), growing at high elevations in the Alps.

edelweiss at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

edelweiss
n : alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves
covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in
stars of glistening whitish bracts [syn: {Leontopodium
alpinum}]

edelweiss at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Edelweiß

English

Inter: was wotd » 2008|May|31
Category: Image - :Edelweiss 20060730.jpg|thumb|right|An edelweiss.
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » de Inter: term » Edelweiß|lang=de, from Inter: term » edel||noble + Inter: term » weiß||white.

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio-pron » en-us-edelweiss.ogg|ipa=/ˈeːdəlvaɪs/|lang=en|country=us

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -|es
  • A European perennial alpine plant, Leontopodium alpinum, with downy leaves and small white flower heads in a dense cluster.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » a European perennial alpine plant
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|إديلويس|m|tr='idilways
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|雪絨花|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|雪绒花|tr=xuěrónghuā|sc=Hani
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|edelweiss|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Edelweiß|n
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|εντελβάις|tr=edelváis
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|stella alpina|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|エーデルワイス|tr=ēderuwaisu
  • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|에델바이스|tr=edelbaiseu|sc=Hang
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|floare-de-colț|f, Inter: t- » ro|edelvais|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|эдельвейс|m|tr=edel'véjs
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|рунолист|m|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|runolist|m, Inter: t- » sh|планинка|f|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|planinka|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Plants -

    French

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » de|fr, see above.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Fr-edelweiss.ogg|Audio (Paris)

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m|pl=edelweiss
  • Inter: l » en|edelweiss

  • Category: Category:fr:Plants -
    Translation: ca » edelweiss
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