Meaning of almond willow in English:

almond willow


  • Either of two willow trees with leaves which resemble those of the almond, the shrubby Eurasian willow Salix triandra, used in basketry (more fully "almond-leaved willow"), and S. amygdaloides, of central and western North America.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in William Shenstone (1714–1763), writer.