Associations to the word «Willow»


WILLOW, noun. Any of various deciduous trees or shrubs in the genus Salix, in the willow family Salicaceae, found primarily on moist soils in cooler zones in the northern hemisphere.
WILLOW, noun. (cricket) (colloquial) A cricket bat
WILLOW, noun. (baseball) (slang) (1800s) The baseball bat.
WILLOW, noun. A rotating spiked drum used to open and clean cotton heads.
WILLOW, verb. (transitive) To open and cleanse (cotton, flax, wool, etc.) by means of a willow.
WILLOW, proper noun. A female given name of modern usage.
WILLOW, proper noun. A CDP in Alaska
WILLOW, proper noun. A town in Oklahoma
WILLOW, proper noun. A town in Wisconsin
WILLOW GROUSE, noun. Lagopus lagopus, a medium-sized bird in the grouse family.
WILLOW GROUSES, noun. Plural of willow grouse
WILLOW IN THE WIND, noun. (idiomatic) One whose views are easily and regularly changed by the persuasion or influence of others.
WILLOW OAK, noun. Quercus phellos
WILLOW PTARMIGAN, noun. A willow grouse, Lagopus lagopus.
WILLOW PTARMIGANS, noun. Plural of willow ptarmigan
WILLOW TIT, noun. A passerine bird of the tit family (Poecile montanus).
WILLOW TITS, noun. Plural of willow tit
WILLOW WARBLER, noun. A common species of Eurasiafrican leaf warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus.
WILLOW WARBLERS, noun. Plural of willow warbler

Dictionary definition

WILLOW, noun. Any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix.
WILLOW, noun. A textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers.

Wise words

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