wicker definition by Webster's New World
- a thin, flexible twig; withe
- such twigs or long, woody strips woven together, as in making baskets or furniture
- wickerwork (sense )
Origin: Middle English wiker ; from Scandinavian as in Swedish dialect, dialectal viker, Danish dialect, dialectal vigger, willow, Swedish vika, to bend ; from Indo-European base an unverified form weig- from source weak
wicker definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A flexible plant branch or twig, as of a willow, used in weaving baskets or furniture.
Origin: Middle English wiker, of Scandinavian origin; see weik-2 in Indo-European roots.