willowlike
adjective see willow

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • willowlike — adjective Resembling a willow tree or some aspect of one …   Wiktionary

  • willowlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: willow (I) + like : resembling or characteristic of a willow : willowy …   Useful english dictionary

  • willow — willowlike, adj. willowish, adj. /wil oh/, n. 1. any tree or shrub of the genus Salix, characterized by narrow, lance shaped leaves and dense catkins bearing small flowers, many species having tough, pliable twigs or branches used for wickerwork …   Universalium

  • Agnus castus — Ag nus cas tus [Gr. ? a willowlike tree, used at a religious festival; confused with ? holy, chaste.] (Bot.) A species of {Vitex} ({Vitex agnus castus}); the chaste tree. Loudon. [1913 Webster] And wreaths of agnus castus others bore. Dryden.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dianthera Americana — Water willow Wa ter wil low (Bot.) An American aquatic plant ({Dianthera Americana}) with long willowlike leaves, and spikes of small purplish flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epilobium spicatum — Willow herb Wil low herb , n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Epilobium spicatum}) with narrow willowlike leaves and showy rose purple flowers. The name is sometimes made to include other species of the same genus. [1913 Webster] {Spiked willow herb},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lysimachia vulgaris — Willow weed Wil low weed , n. (Bot.) (a) A European species of loosestrife ({Lysimachia vulgaris}). (b) Any kind of Polygonum with willowlike foliage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lythrum Salicaria — Willow herb Wil low herb , n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Epilobium spicatum}) with narrow willowlike leaves and showy rose purple flowers. The name is sometimes made to include other species of the same genus. [1913 Webster] {Spiked willow herb},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spiked willow-herb — Willow herb Wil low herb , n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Epilobium spicatum}) with narrow willowlike leaves and showy rose purple flowers. The name is sometimes made to include other species of the same genus. [1913 Webster] {Spiked willow herb},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vitex agnus castus — Agnus castus Ag nus cas tus [Gr. ? a willowlike tree, used at a religious festival; confused with ? holy, chaste.] (Bot.) A species of {Vitex} ({Vitex agnus castus}); the chaste tree. Loudon. [1913 Webster] And wreaths of agnus castus others bore …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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