American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Snow on which red-pigmented algae has grown, commonly found in Arctic and Alpine regions.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. snow colored by a mocroscopic unicellular alga (Protococcus nivalis) which produces large patches of scarlet on the snows of arctic or mountainous regions.
- n. See under Red.
“To M. Vogt fell the microscopic study of the red snow and the organic life contained in it; to M. Nicolet, the flora of the glaciers and the surrounding rocks; to M. Desor, the glacial phenomena proper, including those of the moraines.”
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