an Asian willow, Salix babylonica, characterized by the drooping habit of its branches.
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How to use weeping willow in a sentence
Caroline has a new dress to air, or a hat with a weeping willow plume—things which a tilbury will set off to a charm.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete | Honore de Balzac
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
There are now neither shrubs nor flowers by the river, but here and there a weeping willow overhangs the water.
The weeping willow hangs her branches down to my eternally murmuring waves.
British Dictionary definitions for weeping willow
a hybrid willow tree, Salix alba × S. babylonica, known as S. alba var. tristis, having long hanging branches: widely planted for ornament
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