sallowy

sallowy

[sal-oh-ee]
adjective
full of sallows: a sallowy glade.

Origin:
1830–40; sallow2 + -y1

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sallow2 (ˈsæləʊ)
 
n
1.  any of several small willow trees, esp the Eurasian Salix cinerea (common sallow), which has large catkins that appear before the leaves
2.  a twig or the wood of any of these trees
 
[Old English sealh; related to Old Norse selja, Old High German salaha, Middle Low German salwīde, Latin salix]
 
'sallowy2
 
adj

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