weeping willow

  1. an Asian willow, Salix babylonica, characterized by the drooping habit of its branches.

Origin of weeping willow

First recorded in 1725–35

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British Dictionary definitions for weeping willow

weeping willow

  1. 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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