nival

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin nivalis, from nix, nivis, snow.

Adjective[edit]

nival (comparative more nival, superlative most nival)

  1. (obsolete) Abounding with snow; snowy.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nivalis, from nix

Adjective[edit]

nival m (feminine nivale, masculine plural nivaux, feminine plural nivales)

  1. (attributively) snow

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