weeping willow


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weeping willow

a hybrid willow tree, Salix alba × S. babylonica, known as S. alba var. tristis, having long hanging branches: widely planted for ornament

weeping willow

symbolizes grief at loss. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
See: Grief
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Four rock bands are currently playing: The Finnish band To/Die/For, British Anathema, and the Lebanese TristMoon and Weeping Willow.
The weeping willow is a tree most people have considered planting at one time or another.
Smithson left only a rudimentary sketch of the proposed topography and landscape, so had to be creatively second guessed on several issues, though he did specify the presence of a weeping willow and moss just so on a particular boulder.
Puccini's tragic opera is set in a tranquil and beautifully created Japanese water garden, including a Weeping Willow water feature and waterfalls commissioned from America.
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A sturdy, faithful, old weeping willow tree is the backdrop for a tale about friendships.
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She was locked away in a tiny room and her tears fell like the leaves from a nearby weeping willow tree.
The price for any tree--Johnny Appleseed included--is $35, a reasonable sum, some would say, for bringing George Washington Carver's green ash, Napoleon's gravesite weeping willow, Thoreau's Walden Woods red maple or Susan B.
The author skillfully ties all the design elements into the story, imaginatively explaining the presence of the two doves, the maze border, the weeping willow tree, and the three figures on the bridge.
Wir werden unsere Harfen nicht an die Weiden haengen (We Will Not Hang Our Harps on the Weeping Willow Tree) by Baerbel von Wartenberg-Potter.