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English noun: willow

1. willow (plant) any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix


Synonymswillow tree


Broader (hypernym)tree


Narrower (hyponym)almond-leaves willow, arctic willow, arroyo willow, Babylonian weeping willow, balsam willow, bay willow, bearberry willow, black willow, brittle willow, crack willow, creeping willow, cricket-bat willow, dwarf gray willow, dwarf grey willow, dwarf willow, gray willow, grey willow, hoary willow, Huntingdon willow, laurel willow, osier, peach-leaved willow, peachleaf willow, prairie willow, pussy willow, sage willow, sage willow, Salix alba, Salix alba caerulea, Salix alba sericea, Salix amygdaloides, Salix arctica, Salix babylonica, Salix blanda, Salix candida, Salix cinerea, Salix discolor, Salix fragilis, Salix herbacea, Salix humilis, Salix lasiolepis, Salix lucida, Salix nigra, Salix pendulina, Salix pendulina blanda, Salix pentandra, Salix pyrifolia, Salix repens, Salix sericea, Salix sitchensis, Salix tristis, Salix uva-ursi, sallow, shining willow, silky willow, silky willow, silver willow, Sitka willow, snap willow, swamp willow, weeping willow, white willow, Wisconsin weeping willow


Member meronymgenus Salix, Salix

2. willow (artifact) a textile machine having a system of revolving spikes for opening and cleaning raw textile fibers


Broader (hypernym)textile machine









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