Willow

(Salix) Salix is the botanical name for a group of deciduous (leaf-losing) trees and shrubs, which are mostly hardy. They are found wild throughout Europe, northern Africa, Asia, and North America; a few are found in the Southern Hemisphere. Some grow naturally in the arctic and alpine regions. The common name for this group and also
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willow

[n] - any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix 2. [n] - a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers
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Willow

Thin withies of willow are used for the production of baskets. They become flexible when soaked in water and can be bent with ease. Hardens again when dry.
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willow

trong yet soft, white to pinkish, flecked wood. Because of its long fibres, it was used for the dowels in early joined construction. The young shoots have long been used for wickerwork. In the 17th and 18th centuries it was sometimes dyed black to imitate ebony.
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Willow

Wil'low noun [ Middle English wilowe , wilwe , Anglo-Saxon wilig , welig ; akin to OD. wilge , Dutch wilg , LG. wilge . Confer Willy .] 1. (Botany) Any tree or shrub of the genus Salix , including many species, most of w
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Willow

Wil'low transitive verb To open and cleanse, as cotton, flax, or wool, by means of a willow. See Willow , noun , 2.
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willow

1. <botany> Any tree or shrub of the genus Salix, including many species, most of which are characterised often used as an emblem of sorrow, desolation, or desertion. 'A wreath of willow to show my forsaken plight.' . Hence, a lover forsaken by, or having lost, the person beloved, is said to wear the willow. 'And I must wear the willow garlan
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willow

noun a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers
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willow

willow tree noun any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
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Willow

• (n.) Any tree or shrub of the genus Salix, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as an emblem of sorrow, desolation, or desertion. `A wreath of willow to show my forsaken plight.` Sir W. Scott. Hence, a lover forsaken by, or having lost, the person beloved, is said to wear the willow. • (n.) A machine in whi
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willow

shrubs and trees of the genus Salix, family Salicaceae, mostly native to north temperate areas, valued for ornament, shade, erosion control, and ...
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Willow

Willow is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Willow Tree` Where is it used? The name Willow is mainly used In English. Willow appears In 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 430.. 2007 was a `top year` for the name Willow. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #430. The last time Willow appeared among the most c
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[cat] Willow, also known as Molly, is a calico cat who travelled 1,800 miles from Boulder, Colorado to New York City. Willow was discovered in September 2011, 5 years after escaping during a renovation, when her implanted microchip was scanned at an animal shelter. Anderson Cooper reunited Willow with her family, the Squireses, via satellit
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willow

willow, common name for some members of the Salicaceae, a family of deciduous trees and shrubs of worldwide distribution, especially abundant from north temperate to arctic areas. The family consists of two genera, Salix and Populus, both of which are propagated easily by cuttings, grow rapidly, and...
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Willow

Willow is an amentaceae of the family Salicaceae. Its timber is used to make cricket bats.
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Willow

Willow is a fantasy adventure starring Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh and Patricia Hayes in a story about a dwarf farmer undertaking a perilous journey to protect a baby princess in a world inhabited by monsters, witches and warriors. Willow was directed by Ron Howard in 1988....
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willow

Type: Term Pronunciation: wil′ō Definitions: 1. A tree of the genus Salix; the bark of several species, especially S. fragilis, is a source of salicin.
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willow

Any of a group of trees or shrubs containing over 350 species, found mostly in the northern hemisphere, flourishing in damp places. The leaves are often lance-shaped, and the male and female catkins are borne on separate trees. (Genus Salix, family Salicaceae.)
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willow

Strong yet soft, white to pinkish, flecked wood. Because of its long fibres, it was used for the dowels in early joined construction. The young shoots have long been used for wickerwork. In the 17th and 18th centuries it was sometimes dyed black to imitate ebony.
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Willow

A woven and sized material made of esparto grass and cotton, used for making the base of fashion hats. Also known as esparterie and spartre.
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Willow

[PAT station] ==History== Willow was opened in 2004, one of eight new platform equipped stations which replaced 33 streetcar style stops along the Overbrook branch. ...
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Willow

[TV channel] WILLOW (formerly Cricket Plus and Willow Cricket) is an American sports channel which is completely devoted to airing overseas cricket events, including live and recorded matches and other cricket-related programming in English, with the majority of its advertising targeted towards the North American South Asian and Indian dias
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Willow

[Dreadstar] Willow is a fictional character in the space opera Dreadstar, created by Jim Starlin. She was introduced in the first issue of Dreadstar`s regular series and had her origin told in issue 2. ==Character history== Willow is a cybernetic telepath, a rare kind of telepath who has the ability of sensing and commanding computers and r
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Willow

[Chinese constellation] The Willow mansion (柳宿, pinyin: Liǔ Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the southern mansions of the Vermilion Bird. ==Asterisms== ...
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Willow

[typeface] Willow is a name shared by two typefaces. ==ITC Willow== ==Willow Regular== ==Popular culture== The TV show American Horror Story features a variant of ITC Willow* prominently in the episodes as well as the series logotype itself. The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Font was also used in the motion picture Spider Man 2. It featured in
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