quaking aspen


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quak·ing aspen

(kwā′kĭng)
n.
A North American deciduous tree (Populus tremuloides) having broadly ovate, finely toothed leaves with flattened petioles, which quiver in a light breeze.

quak′ing as′pen


n.
an aspen, Populus tremuloides, with heart-shaped leaves that tremble in the wind.
[1785–95]
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Noun1.quaking aspen - Old World aspen with a broad much-branched crownquaking aspen - Old World aspen with a broad much-branched crown; northwestern Europe and Siberia to North Africa
aspen - any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind
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