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Definition 1: any of several Old World shrubby broad-leaved willows having large catkins; some are important sources for tanbark and charcoal - [noun denoting plant]

(sallow is a kind of ...) any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix

(... is a kind of sallow ) much-branched Old World willow having large catkins and relatively large broad leaves

(... is a member of sallow) a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows

Definition 2: cause to become sallow - [verb of change]

Samples where sallow or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The illness has sallowed her face

(sallow is a kind of ...) cause to lose or change color

"The detergent discolored my shirts"

Definition 3: unhealthy looking - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for sallow in the sense of this definition

(sallow is similar to ...) not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

"unhealthy ulcers"

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