white poplar


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white poplar

n.
A poplar tree (Populus alba) native to Eurasia and naturalized in parts of North America, having lobed leaves with whitish undersides. Also called abele.

white poplar

n
1. (Plants) Also called: abele a Eurasian salicaceous tree, Populus alba, having leaves covered with dense silvery-white hairs
2. (Forestry) another name for tulipwood1

white′ pop′lar


n.
1. an Old World poplar, Populus alba, widely cultivated in the U.S. and having the underside of the leaves covered with a dense silvery white down.
2. the soft straight-grained wood of this tree.
[1765–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white poplar - a poplar that is widely cultivated in the United Stateswhite poplar - a poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces
poplar tree, poplar - any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
2.white poplar - light easily worked wood of a tulip treewhite poplar - light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer
canary whitewood, Liriodendron tulipifera, tulip poplar, tulip tree, yellow poplar - tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work
wood - the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
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