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water willow (plural water willows)

  1. Any of a group of aquatic plants of the Americas in the genus Justicia, with long willow-like leaves and spikes of small purplish flowers.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for water willow in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)