Snowy or resembling snow: all seemed to shimmer and slip away into a niveous haze, as if a fog was rising from some realm beneath the floor
More example sentences
- His interpretation of the crystalline clearness and the niveous winter air is individual and exceptional. His most successful work thus far is along.
- And the niveous winter gleam, although polished, could never radiate the warmth of your smile.
early 17th century: from Latin niveus (from nix, niv- 'snow') + -ous.
Definition of niveous in:
- The US English dictionary