from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of plants including the edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small genus of composite plants of the tribe Inuloideæ and subtribe Gnaphalieæ.
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- n. edelweiss
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It is called by botanists the _Gnaphalium leontopodium_, but by the Swiss
It is called by botanists the _Gnaphalium leontopodium_, but by the Swiss _Edelweisse_, which signifies _Noble