HyperDic: sallow

English > 3 senses of the word sallow:
ADJECTIVEallsallow, sicklyunhealthy looking
VERBchangesallowcause to become sallow
NOUNplantsallowany of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins
English > sallow: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunhealthy looking.
Broaderunhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
Spanishdébil, delicado, enfermizo, macilento, malsano
Catalandèbil, delicat, macilent, malaltís, malsà
Nounssallownessa sickly yellowish skin color
English > sallow: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal.
Member ofSalix, genus SalixA large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees
Narrowergoat willow, florist's willow, pussy willow, Salix capreaMuch-branched Old World willow having large catkins and relatively large broad leaves
Broaderwillow, willow treeAny of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
English > sallow: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to become sallow.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The illness has sallowed her face"
BroaderdiscolorCause to lose or change color

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