willow family


noun

the plant family Salicaceae, characterized by deciduous trees and shrubs having simple, alternate leaves, hairy catkins of male and female flowers on separate plants, and capsular fruit, and including the aspen, cottonwood, poplar, and willow.

Nearby words

  1. willkie,
  2. willkie, wendell lewis,
  3. willmar city,
  4. willoughby,
  5. willow,
  6. willow fly,
  7. willow flycatcher,
  8. willow grouse,
  9. willow herb,
  10. willow oak

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