Sallow

Definition of Sallow

Sal´low   Pronunciation: săl´lô
n.1.The willow; willow twigs.
And bend the pliant sallow to a shield.
- Fawkes.
The sallow knows the basketmaker's thumb.
- Emerson.
2.(Bot.) A name given to certain species of willow, especially those which do not have flexible shoots, as Salix caprea, S. cinerea, etc.
Sallow thorn
(Bot.) a European thorny shrub (Hippophae rhamnoides) much like an Elæagnus. The yellow berries are sometimes used for making jelly, and the plant affords a yellow dye.
a.1.Having a yellowish color; of a pale, sickly color, tinged with yellow; as, a sallow skin.
v. t.1.To tinge with sallowness.

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