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

[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

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

[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

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

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

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

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

The white grape variety (also Elmer Swenson) is an interspecific new breed between Minnesota 78 ( beta x Witt x Ontario, They are genes of Vitis aestivalis. Vitis labrusca. Vitis riparia and Vitis vinifera contain. The intersection of hybrid took place in 1955 (?) by the breeder Elmer Swenson (1913-2004) in later collaboration with the University o...
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