from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling snow; snowy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Snowy; resembling snow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Snowy; resembling snow; partaking of the qualities of snow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Snowy; partaking of the qualities of snow; resembling snow; pure and brilliant white, as the wings of certain moths.
Roofless walls of niveous stone and truncated alabaster columns, never completed and now wreathed by thick vines, covered the leveled top of the mountain.
Strong, slender fingers tested the niveous marble carvings of the wall, and then she was climbing like a monkey.
As there be tides in the affairs of men which taken at the flood lead on to fortune, so there be waves which straddled at the proper time will bear a Halliwell on their niveous crest to the dizzy heights of fame, quicker'n the nictitation of a thomas-cat.
"Yes, my dear daughter," said her venerable son-in-law, running his fingers through his niveous thatch, "he was the first of the time - wasting Van Winkles."
(b) Observations of the niveous and glacial features met with on the sledging journeys from both Antarctic bases.