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Meaning of snowflake

snow•flake

Pronunciation: (snō'flāk"), [key]
— n.
  1. one of the small, feathery masses or flakes in which snow falls.
    1. an agglomeration of snow crystals falling as a unit.
    2. any snow particle.
  2. any of certain European plants belonging to the genus Leucojum, of the amaryllis family, resembling the snowdrop.
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Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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