Meaning of diamond willow

dia'mond wil"low

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a small willow tree or shrub, Salix bebbiana, of northern North America, having a gray bark often with diamond-shaped furrows caused by fungi.
  2. the slender stems of this tree, often carved into furniture, walking sticks, and other decorative objects.
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