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catkin in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcatkincat‧kin /ˈkætkɪn/ noun [countable]  British EnglishHBP a long soft flower that hangs in groups from the branches of trees such as the willow
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catkinHazel catkins Witches' broom Bluebells are indicators of ancient woodland.She smoked cheap cigars, and the ash lay on her cardigans like catkins.