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Definition of "willow-herb" [wil•low-herb]

  • A perennial herb (Epilobium spicatum) with narrow willowlike leaves and showy rose-purple flowers. The name is sometimes made to include other species of the same genus. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "willow-herb" in a sentence
  • "Then my quarry settled on a down-covered stem, deep inside the willow-herb thicket."
  • "Now is the time for the towering spikes of purple foxgloves and pink rosebay willow-herb."
  • "• If any poet deserves to have his statue in a railway station, I feel that Edward Thomas does in Adlestrop Editorial, 28 January, except that no doubt willow-herb and grass and meadowsweet have long ago completely taken over."