Definitions for sallowˈsæl oʊ

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  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"

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  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.]

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