weeping willow

noun

Definition of weeping willow

  1. :  an Asian willow (Salix babylonica) introduced into North America that has slender pendent branches

First Known Use of weeping willow

1621


WEEPING WILLOW Defined for Kids

weeping willow

noun

Definition of weeping willow for Students

  1. :  a willow originally from Asia that has slender drooping branches



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