weeping willow

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of weeping willow

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

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weeping willow

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Definition of weeping willow for Students

: a willow originally from Asia that has slender drooping branches


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