from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Salicaceae — the willows.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of trees or shrubs including the willow, osier, and the like, growing usually in wet grounds.
- n. A tree or shrub of any kind of willow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of apetalous trees and shrubs, the willows, type of the order Salicineæ, and characterized by a disk or perianth reduced to one or two distinct glands, and a one-celled ovary with a short two-cleft style, and two placentæ each bearing commonly from four to eight ovules, arranged in two ranks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows
Aspirin – well, any gardener or crossword puzzle buff knows that Salix is the Latin word for Willow.
These days, it goes under the brand name Salix but is still more familiar to punters as Lasix, hence the "L" after a horse's name which is so ubiquitous on American racecards that it would save a small fortune in ink to declare the clean ones instead.
Zonal tussock tundra near Toolik Lake, Alaska, with large shrubs/small trees of '' Salix '' in moist sheltered depressions.
Carpet, which are to be read backward 'round the circle from right to left, thus: -- One says "Salix," to which the other replies "Noni;" both then repeat (by letters) the word "Tengu."
Salix Pharmaceuticals had its estimates increased by Oppenheimer through 2012 based on the fact that the company believes sales of Xifaxan should be solid even if Salix does not expand its labels.
And there's one tree that dominates and darkens much of the wood, a fairly useless thing called Goat Willow (Salix caprea).
I might vote for corkscrew willow Salix matsudana, or black gum Nyssa sylvatica, which is also a Plant of Merit.
She also went one step further, creating a business plan for Salix that stated her goals 30, 60 and 90 days into the job.
Trahan recognized this and sifted through her contacts to find someone who worked at Salix.
She discovered that an acquaintance on LinkedIn was connected to a Salix employee.