Edelweiss is an European mountain flower which has become one of the worlds best recognized blossoms. The name eldelweiss means 'noble white' and originates from German edel which means 'noble' and weiss means 'white'.
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a small composite plant, Leontopodium alpinum, having white woolly leaves and flowers, growing in the high altitudes of the Alps.
a liqueur made in Italy, flavored with the extracts of alpine flowers.