weeping willow

noun
an Asian willow, Salix babylonica, characterized by the drooping habit of its branches.

Origin:
1725–35

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weeping willow
 
n
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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