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2 definitions found
 for Salix discolor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pussy \Pussy\, n. [Dim. of puss.]
     1. A pet name for a cat; also, an endearing name for a girl.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A catkin of the pussy willow.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. The game of tipcat; -- also called pussy cat.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Pussy willow (Bot.), any kind of willow having large
        cylindrical catkins clothed with long glossy hairs,
        especially the American Salix discolor; -- called also
        glaucous willow, and swamp willow.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Salix discolor
      n 1: small willow of eastern North America having greyish leaves
           and silky catkins that come before the leaves [syn: pussy
           willow, Salix discolor]

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