English version

catkin

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