snow flurry

snow flurry
a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)

he had to close the window against the flurries


there was a flurry of chicken feathers

Syn: ↑flurry
Hypernyms: ↑snow, ↑snowfall

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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