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Willow Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers
  • any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix ,
  • a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers

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Willow Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


About 350.

Willows are a family of trees and shrubs which have many differences in size and type of growth, but are very much alike in other respects. There are about 350 species of this plant in all the world, usually found on moist soils in cooler zones in the Northern Hemisphere. Many hybrids are known, both naturally occurring and in cultivation, because willows are very fertile between their own species.

Some smaller species may also be known by the common names osier and sallow; the last name comes from the same word as the Latin salix.

Weeping Willow in Auckland, New Zealand


Meaning of the Name 'Willow'


  • Meaning: Slender:graceful. From the willow tree noted for slender graceful branches and leaves.
  • Origin: English
  • Gender: Female


'Willow' example sentence in quotations


* And the wind said May you be as strong as the oak, yet flexible as the birch may you stand as tall as the redwood, live gracefully as the willow and may you always bear fruit all your days on this earth. - Native American Prayer


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Willow Sample Sentences in News


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