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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
snowdropsnow‧drop /ˈsnəʊdrɒp $ ˈsnoʊdrɑːp/ noun [countable]  HBPa European plant with a small white flower which appears in early spring
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snowdropIts garden appears to have taken in some of the once circular churchyard, now famous for its snowdrops.He could see a handful of snowdrops in the little back garden.On the way Olive Williams pointed out snowdrops which had naturalised and were growing in profusion.At the head of the path, beside the porch, Gaily stopped snowdrops in hand.His family home has tree-lined grounds, including an ancient mulberry, and the snowdrops are out.Police are looking for two men who dug up snowdrops from a wood on Grantham Road, Colby.In spring, the churchyard is carpeted with snowdrops and primroses.There was a lot of gravel to walk across with troughs and wheelbarrows with snowdrops and crocuses in.
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