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Poplar

Poplar Meaning & Definition
Poplar Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Poplar?

[n] any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
[n] soft light-colored nondurable wood of the poplar

Synonyms | Synonyms for Poplar: poplar tree

Related Terms | Find terms related to Poplar:

See Also | abele | angiospermous tree | aspen | aspen poplar | balsam poplar | black poplar | cottonwood | flowering tree | genus Populus | gray poplar | hackmatack | poplar | Populus | Populus alba | Populus balsamifera | Populus canescens | Populus nigra | silver-leaved poplar | tacamahac | white aspen | white poplar | wood

Poplar In Webster's Dictionary

\Pop"lar\, n. [OE. popler, OF. poplier, F. peuplier, fr. L. populus poplar.] (Bot.) 1. Any tree of the genus {Populus}; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses. Note: The aspen poplar is {Populus tremula} and {P. tremuloides}; Balsam poplar is {P. balsamifera}; Lombardy poplar ({P. dilatata}) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is {Populus alba}. 2. The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also {white poplar}. [U.S.]

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