a contrivance that may be attached to the foot to enable the wearer to walk on deep snow without sinking, especially a light, racket-shaped frame across which is stretched a network of rawhide.
Indian yellow (def 1).
verb (used without object), snowshoed, snowshoeing.
to walk or travel on snowshoes.
a device to facilitate walking on snow, esp a racket-shaped frame with a network of thongs stretched across it
verb -shoes, -shoeing, -shoed
(intransitive) to walk or go using snowshoes
- Snowshoe cat
noun 1. a breed of cat with soft short hair, blue eyes, an inverted V-shaped marking on the face, and white feet
noun 1. a large-footed North American hare, Lepus americanus, that is white in winter and dark brown in summer. snowshoe hare noun 1. a N North American hare, Lepus americanus, having brown fur in summer, white fur in winter, and heavily furred feet
- Snowshoe hare virus
snowshoe hare virus snow·shoe hare virus (snō’shōō’) n. An arbovirus that is most commonly found in North America and that causes fever, headache, and nausea in humans.
noun 1. an avalanche consisting largely or entirely of snow.