A willow is defined as a tree with narrow leaves and flexible limbs in the genus Salix.(noun)
An example of a willow is a tree with flexible twigs that are used to weave baskets.
The definition of willow is the tree with narrow leaves and flexible limbs in the genus Salix.(adjective)
An example of willow used as an adjective is in the phrase "willow tree."
See willow in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: orig. made of willowInformal a baseball bat or cricket bat
Origin: ME wilwe < OE welig, akin to Du wilg < IE base *wel-, to turn, twist, bend > Gr helix, spiral, helikē, willow
See willow in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English wilowe
Origin: , from Old English welig; see wel-2 in Indo-European roots.
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