Definition of 'willow'
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Example sentences containing 'willow'
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Golden light plays on the looping branches of a willow tree down by the riverside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One side-effect of the gradual increase in the amount of wood in the new bats is that each willow tree produces fewer bats. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two tall willows, the crack willow and the white willow, are beginning to change colour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Time to discover the benefits of willow bark. The Sun (2013)The name means willow wood and many areas are still very wet. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)When is the best time of year to prune a contorted willow tree? The Sun (2016)The crack willow catkins are a paler yellow and more silky. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The weeping willow tree can often be spotted drooping into lakes and rivers. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Crack willows get their name from the ease with which the twigs can be snapped off. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Crack willows are tall trees of the river bank. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Crack willows beside rivers are a streaky yellow. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Crack willow gets its name from the easy way in which the twigs snap off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We had sought relief on a shady spot on the embankment and were sitting under a willow tree. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)The weeping willow is a tree so satisfying in itself that it can be left to tell its story unaccompanied. The Education of a Gardener (1994)What are the small, raised lumps on the leaves of my willow tree? Times, Sunday Times (2010)WHAT is causing yellow spots on my willow tree? The Sun (2013)I saw the willow tree about six weeks ago. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A willow tree outside my house is to be chopped down. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He weighed some soil, put it in a pot and waited five years for a willow tree to grow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The nests are usually found in willow trees at the side of lakes and rivers, and are a very curious shape. Times, Sunday Times (2015)WHAT is causing yellow spots on my Kilmarnock willow tree? The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'willow'
British English: willow /ˈwɪləʊ/ NOUN
A willow is a tree with long narrow leaves and branches that hang down.
- American English: willow
- Arabic: صَفْصَاف
- Brazilian Portuguese: salgueiro
- Chinese: 柳树
- Croatian: vrba
- Czech: vrba
- Danish: piletræ
- Dutch: wilg
- European Spanish: sauce
- Finnish: paju
- French: saule
- German: Weide Baum
- Greek: ιτιά
- Italian: salice
- Japanese: ヤナギ
- Korean: 버드나무
- Norwegian: piletre
- Polish: wierzba
- European Portuguese: salgueiro
- Romanian: salcie
- Russian: ива
- Spanish: sauce
- Swedish: pil träd
- Thai: ต้นวิลโลว์ปลูกใกล้น้ำ
- Turkish: söğüt
- Ukrainian: верба
- Vietnamese: cây liễu
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