balsam poplar

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balsam poplar

n.
A poplar tree of northern North America (Populus balsamifera) having ovate leaves and large buds coated with a sticky, fragrant resin. Also called tacamahac.

balsam poplar

n
(Plants) a poplar tree, Populus balsamifera, of NE North America, having resinous buds and broad heart-shaped leaves. See also tacamahac

bal′sam pop′lar


n.
a North American poplar, Populus balsamifera, having sticky resinous buds and shiny ovate leaves; tacamahac.
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Noun1.balsam poplar - poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leavesbalsam poplar - poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart-shaped leaves
poplar tree, poplar - any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins