Meaning of OSIER in English


n.1 any of various willows, esp. Salix viminalis, with long flexible shoots used in basketwork.

2 a shoot of a willow.

Phrases and idioms:

osier-bed a place where osiers are grown.

Etymology: ME f. OF: cf. med.L auseria osier-bed

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.