- an Asian willow, Salix babylonica, characterized by the drooping habit of its branches.
Origin of weeping willow
Examples from the Web for weeping willow
Historical Examples of weeping willow
Therese had dug a grave during the night at the foot of a weeping-willow.Timar's Two Worlds
No vegetation visible yet but the red maple, weeping-willow, and lilac.
It was of a lady leaning against an urn, a weeping-willow tree near by.A Dear Little Girl's Thanksgiving Holidays
Amy E. Blanchard
Tess watched him stagger along the shore through the rain, the shadows of the weeping-willow trees at last swallowing him up.Tess of the Storm Country
Grace Miller White
He went into the house, lighted his lamp, sat down, read the letter; he went out and stood under the weeping-willow.An Arkansas Planter
Opie Percival Read
- a hybrid willow tree, Salix alba × S. babylonica, known as S. alba var. tristis, having long hanging branches: widely planted for ornament