of the colour of willow leaves

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Willowish — Wil low*ish, a. Having the color of the willow; resembling the willow; willowy. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • willowish — /ˈwɪloʊɪʃ/ (say wilohish) adjective → willowy. {willow + ish1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • willowish — willˈowish adjective 1. Like a willow 2. Of the colour of willow leaves 3. Slender and supple • • • Main Entry: ↑willow …   Useful english dictionary

  • willow — willowlike, adj. willowish, adj. /wil oh/, n. 1. any tree or shrub of the genus Salix, characterized by narrow, lance shaped leaves and dense catkins bearing small flowers, many species having tough, pliable twigs or branches used for wickerwork …   Universalium

  • Colour Terms — This list contains 168 definitions of obscure colour terms using combinations of normal colours of the rainbow and descriptive adjectives; e.g. cardinal = deep scarlet red; russet = reddish brown. Note that most English speakers outside the U.S.… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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