Etymology
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wicker (n.)

mid-14c., "wickerwork," from a Scandinavian source (compare Danish viger, Middle Swedish viker "willow, willow branch"), from Proto-Germanic *wik- (source also of Old Norse vikja "to move, turn," Swedish vika "to bend," Old English wican "to give way, yield"), from PIE root *weik- (2) "to bend, to wind." The notion is of pliant twigs. As an adjective, "made of wicker," from c. 1500.

updated on October 19, 2017

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Definitions of wicker from WordNet

wicker (n.)
slender flexible branches or twigs (especially of willow or some canes); used for wickerwork;
wicker (n.)
work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches);
Synonyms: wickerwork / caning
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.