cricket-bat willow

noun

Definition of cricket-bat willow

: a Eurasian tree (Salix alba caerulea) having ascending branches and smooth foliage

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First Known Use of cricket-bat willow

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cricket-bat willow was in 1907

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“Cricket-bat willow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cricket-bat%20willow. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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