glaucous willow
Pussy Pussy, n. [Dim. of puss.] 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. [1913 Webster]

2. A catkin of the pussy willow. [1913 Webster]

3. The game of tipcat; -- also called {pussy cat}. [1913 Webster]

{Pussy willow} (Bot.), any kind of willow having large cylindrical catkins clothed with long glossy hairs, especially the American {Salix discolor}; -- called also {glaucous willow}, and {swamp willow}. [1913 Webster]


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  • glaucous willow — noun : a pussy willow (Salix discolor) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pussy willow — Pussy Pussy, n. [Dim. of puss.] 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. [1913 Webster] 2. A catkin of the pussy willow. [1913 Webster] 3. The game of tipcat; also called {pussy cat}. [1913 Webster] {Pussy willow} (Bot.), any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swamp willow — Pussy Pussy, n. [Dim. of puss.] 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. [1913 Webster] 2. A catkin of the pussy willow. [1913 Webster] 3. The game of tipcat; also called {pussy cat}. [1913 Webster] {Pussy willow} (Bot.), any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swamp willow — Swamp Swamp, n. [Cf. AS. swam a fungus, OD. swam a sponge, D. zwam a fungus, G. schwamm a sponge, Icel. sv[ o]ppr, Dan. & Sw. swamp, Goth. swamms, Gr. somfo s porous, spongy.] Wet, spongy land; soft, low ground saturated with water, but not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pussy — Pussy, n. [Dim. of puss.] 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. [1913 Webster] 2. A catkin of the pussy willow. [1913 Webster] 3. The game of tipcat; also called {pussy cat}. [1913 Webster] {Pussy willow} (Bot.), any kind… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pussy cat — Pussy Pussy, n. [Dim. of puss.] 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. [1913 Webster] 2. A catkin of the pussy willow. [1913 Webster] 3. The game of tipcat; also called {pussy cat}. [1913 Webster] {Pussy willow} (Bot.), any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salix discolor — Pussy Pussy, n. [Dim. of puss.] 1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl. [1913 Webster] 2. A catkin of the pussy willow. [1913 Webster] 3. The game of tipcat; also called {pussy cat}. [1913 Webster] {Pussy willow} (Bot.), any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Salix glauca — ID 74274 Symbol Key SAGL Common Name grayleaf willow Family Salicaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CO, ID, MT, NM, OR, UT, WA, WY Growth Habit Tree, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Kobuk River — The Kobuk River is approximately convert|280|mi|km|0|lk=on long, located in the Arctic region of northwestern Alaska in the United States. [USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO… …   Wikipedia

  • Salix triandra — Taxobox name = Salix triandra status = image width = 240px image caption = Leaves and female catkin regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Salicaceae genus = Salix species = S. triandra… …   Wikipedia

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