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
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Edelweiss

E'del·weiss noun [ G., from edel noble + weiss white.] (Botany) A little, perennial, white, woolly plant ( Leontopodium alpinum ), growing at high elevations in the Alps.
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edelweiss

<botany> A little, perennial, white, woolly plant (Leontopodium alpinum), growing at high elevations in the Alps. ... Origin: G, fr. Edel noble + weiss white. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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edelweiss

Leontopodium alpinum noun alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts
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Edelweiss

• (n.) A little, perennial, white, woolly plant (Leontopodium alpinum), growing at high elevations in the Alps.
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edelweiss

(Leontopodium alpinum), perennial plant of the family Asteraceae, native to alpine areas of Europe and South America. It has 2 to 10 yellow flower ...
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Edelweiss

Edelweiss is a German girl name. The meaning of the name is `Small, White Flower` The name Edelweiss doesn`t appear In the US top 1000 most common names over de last 128 years. The name Edelweiss seems to be unique!
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Edelweiss

[skyscraper] Edelweiss (Эдельвейс) is a 43-story residential high-rise in Moscow, completed in 2003. It stands {convert|157|m|ft|abbr=on} tall with a spire extending an additional {convert|19|m|ft|abbr=on}. The building was designed to be a companion for the Seven Sisters and shares a similar design concept with Triumph-Palace. Ede...
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Edelweiss

[beer] Edelweiss Weissbier (also spelled Edelweiß Weißbier) is a type of wheat beer, or more specifically, weissbier, a culturally and historically specific style of wheat beer, brewed near Salzburg, Austria by Hofbräu Kaltenhausen. While the Edelweiss brand as a beer dates to 1986, the brewery itself was founded in 1475 as `Kalte Bräuh...
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EDELWEISS

EDELWEISS (Expérience pour DEtecter Les Wimps En Site Souterrain) is a dark matter search experiment located in the Modane Underground Laboratory. The experiment uses cryogenic detectors, measuring both the phonon and ionization signals produced by particle interactions in germanium crystals. This technique allows nuclear recoils events to be dis...
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Edelweiss

Edelweiss (Gnaphalium Leontopodium or Leontopodiu'm, alpinum) is a small rosette plant with narrow leaves covered with long, white, silky hairs and white flowers and a peculiar woolly appearance, belonging to the family Compositae. It grows wild in the Swiss Alps.
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edelweiss

edelweiss (ā'dulvīs) , perennial aster plant (genus Leontopodium) found at high altitudes in the mountains of Europe, Asia, and South America. It is about 6 in. (15.2 cm) tall with woolly-white floral leaves and small heads of yellow disk flowers surrounded by silvery bracts. Despite...
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edelweiss

Perennial alpine plant belonging to the daisy family, with a white, woolly, star-shaped flower, found in the high mountains of Europe and Asia. (Leontopodium alpinum, family Compositae.)
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Edelweiss

[Aosta Valley] Edelweiss (Stella Alpina, SA) is a regionalist, Christian-democratic and federalist Italian political party active in Aosta Valley, Italy. Its long-time leaders are Rudi Marguerettaz and Maurizio Martin. ==History== SA was founded in 2001 by the merger of the Autonomists and the Autonomist Federation. The Autonomists were bas...
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Edelweiss

[disambiguation] Edelweiss (German: Edelweiß) is a European mountain flower (Leontopodium alpinum). It may also refer to: == Plants == == Music == == Businesses == == Transport == == People == == Nazi related == == Games == == Other == ...
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Edelweiss

[song] `Edelweiss` is a show tune from the 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music. It is named after the edelweiss, a white flower found high in the Alps. It was created for the 1959 Broadway production of The Sound of Music in the role originated by performer Theodore Bikel as a song for the character of Captain Georg Ludw...
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Edelweiss

[grape] Edelweiss is a very winter-hardy wine grape variety derived from crossing the Minnesota 78 and Ontario grapes. It was developed by Elmer Swenson in 1980 in cooperation with the University of Minnesota. The clusters are large and rather loose, weighing a pound or more. Early picking of the grape is essential for making a wine. Should...
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Edelweiss

[train] The Edelweiss was an international express train. For most of its existence, it linked the Netherlands with Switzerland, via Belgium, Luxembourg and France. Introduced in 1928, it was named after a mountain flower, the Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum), which is associated with alpinism and the Alps, and regarded as a symbol of Switz...
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Edelweiss

[pornographic actress] Edelweiss (Еделвайс and Еделвайс) (born 1 September 1977 in Tyumen, Russia) is a Russian-Bulgarian actress, TV host, erotic model and former pornographic actress. She lives in Italy and is married to the Bulgarian photographer Aleksandar `Alex` Lomski, who is also a former pornographic film actor. ==Bi...
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