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weeping willow

noun
1.
an Asian willow, Salix babylonica, characterized by the drooping habit of its branches.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35
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  • Colorful carp fish create patterns in the ponds surrounded by sculptured pine and weeping willow trees.
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weeping willow

noun
1.
a hybrid willow tree, Salix alba × S. babylonica, known as S. alba var. tristis, having long hanging branches: widely planted for ornament
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