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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AY-dəl-wies  [key]
Other Forms FormsEdelweiß

Meaning & History

The common flower name for Leontopodium alpinum, it's derived from the German elements edel "noble" and weiß "white." The name of the flower is spelled Edelweiß in German; Edelweiss is an Anglicized spelling.
Added 3/2/2015 by erb816
Edited 3/2/2015 by Frollein Gladys