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Meaning of SALIX

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows

SALIX is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: genus Salix
 See Also: almond willow, almond-leaves willow, arctic willow, arroyo willow, Babylonian weeping willow, balsam willow, basket willow, bay willow, bearberry willow, black Hollander, black willow, brittle willow, common osier, crack willow, creeping willow, cricket-bat willow, dwarf gray willow, dwarf willow, family Salicaceae, florist's willow, goat willow, golden willow, gray willow, hamamelid dicot genus, hemp willow, hoary willow, Huntingdon willow, laurel willow, osier, peachleaf willow, peach-leaved willow, prairie willow, purple osier, purple willow, pussy willow, red osier, red willow, sage willow, Salicaceae, Salix alba, Salix alba caerulea, Salix alba sericea, Salix alba vitellina, Salix amygdalina, Salix amygdaloides, Salix arctica, Salix babylonica, Salix blanda, Salix candida, Salix caprea, Salix cinerea, Salix discolor, Salix fragilis, Salix herbacea, Salix humilis, Salix lasiolepis, Salix lucida, Salix nigra, Salix pendulina, Salix pendulina blanda, Salix pentandra, Salix purpurea, Salix pyrifolia, Salix repens, Salix sericea, Salix sitchensis, Salix triandra, Salix tristis, Salix uva-ursi, Salix viminalis, Salix vitellina, sallow, shining willow, silky willow, silver willow, Sitka willow, snap willow, swamp willow, velvet osier, weeping willow, white willow, willow, willow family, willow tree, Wisconsin weeping willow



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Sa"lix\, n.; pl. {Salices}. [L., the willow.] (Bot.)
(a) A genus of trees or shrubs including the willow, osier,
    and the like, growing usually in wet grounds.
(b) A tree or shrub of any kind of willow.