willow

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Singular
willow

Plural
willows

A willow tree
  1. Willows are trees and shrubs belonging to the genus Salix.
    Salix alba caerulea is a tree called the cricket bat willow.
  2. Willow is the wood from a willow tree.
    Cricket bats are made from willow.
  3. (sports) A willow can be a bat made from the wood of a willow tree used in cricket and baseball.
    He struck the ball with the willow and sent it to the boundary.
  4. A willow is machine with rotating metal spikes use to clean raw materials for making textiles.