Definition of willow noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwɪləʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪloʊ//
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  1. 1 [countable] a tree with long thin branches and long thin leaves, that often grows near water see also pussy willow See related entries: Plants
  2. 2 [uncountable] the wood of the willow tree, used especially for making cricket bats
  3. Word OriginOld English welig, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wilg.
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