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.
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Made-Up Words: Twitter’s Favorite Family MalapropismsJust about every family has a word that makes sense only to them. There's even an official term for this phenomenon: malapropism, a noun that means "an act or habit of misusing words ridiculously, especially by the confusion of words that are similar in sound." So, we asked Dictionary.com fans to share some of their favorite family malapropisms and explain their backstories.
- willkie, wendell lewis,
- willmar city,
- willow fly,
- willow flycatcher,
- willow grouse,
- willow herb,
- willow oak
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