Definitions for sallowˈsæl oʊ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sallow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sallow(adj)

    any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal

  2. sallow, sickly(verb)

    unhealthy looking

  3. sallow(verb)

    cause to become sallow

    "The illness has sallowed her face"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sallow(noun)

    the willow; willow twigs

  2. Sallow(noun)

    a name given to certain species of willow, especially those which do not have flexible shoots, as Salix caprea, S. cinerea, etc

  3. Sallow

    having a yellowish color; of a pale, sickly color, tinged with yellow; as, a sallow skin

  4. Sallow(verb)

    to tinge with sallowness

  5. Origin: [OE. salwe, AS. sealh; akin to OHG. salaha, G. salweide, Icel. selja, L. salix, Ir. sail, saileach, Gael. seileach, W. helyg, Gr. "eli`kh.]

Images & Illustrations of sallow

Translations for sallow

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for sallow »


Find a translation for the sallow definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these sallow definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"sallow." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for sallow? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for sallow:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.