snow-white

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See also: Snow White

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English snow whit, snowe-white, snouwite, snawhwit, from Old English snāwhwīt, from Proto-Germanic *snaiwahwītaz‎, equivalent to snow +‎ white. Cognate with Dutch sneeuwwit (snow-white), German schneeweiß (snow-white).

Adjective[edit]

snow-white (not comparable)

  1. As white as snow; exceptionally white.

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Noun[edit]

snow-white (plural snow-whites)

  1. (offensive, slang) A Caucasian person, especially a woman