Pronunciation: (snō'flāk"), [key]
1. one of the small, feathery masses or flakes in which snow falls.
a. an agglomeration of snow crystals falling as a unit.
b. any snow particle.
3. any of certain European plants belonging to the genus Leucojum, of the amaryllis family, resembling the snowdrop.
4. See snow bunting.
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