willow herb

noun

Definition of willow herb

: any of a genus (Epilobium) of herbs of the evening-primrose family especially : fireweed sense b

Examples of willow herb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fields of rosebay willow herb, statuesque and hazy pink, put a pop of color into the otherwise gray day. Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of willow herb

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of willow herb was in 1578

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Last Updated

23 Oct 2021

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“Willow herb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/willow%20herb. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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