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Definition: Nyctea Scandiaca
Snowy \Snow"y\, a.
1. White like snow. “So shows a snowy dove trooping with
2. Abounding with snow; covered with snow. “The snowy top of
cold Olympus.” --Milton.
3. Fig.: Pure; unblemished; unstained; spotless.
There did he lose his snowy innocence. --J. Hall
Snowy heron (Zo["o]l.), a white heron, or egret (Ardea candidissima
), found in the Southern United States, and
southward to Chile; -- called also plume bird.
Snowy lemming (Zo["o]l.), the collared lemming (Cuniculus torquatus
), which turns white in winter.
Snowy owl (Zo["o]l.), a large arctic owl (Nyctea Scandiaca
, or N. nivea) common all over the northern
parts of the United States and Europe in winter time. Its
plumage is sometimes nearly pure white, but it is usually
more or less marked with blackish spots. Called also
Snowy plover (Zo["o]l.), a small plover ([AE]gialitis nivosa
) of the western parts of the United States and
Mexico. It is light gray above, with the under parts and
portions of the head white.