canoewood

canoewood

(kəˈnuːˌwʊd)
n
(Plants) another name for the tulip tree
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Culross Peattie says people in rural areas often prefer the term "poplar" or "popple," but also use "tulip poplar," which they sometimes shorten to "tulip." He reports that "canoewood" is a popular name for the tree in Tennessee, but the tree was often known as "whitewood" in the past.
Poplar, yellow poplar, tulip poplar, tulipwood, popple, tulip tree, American whitewood, canary whitewood, hickory poplar, canoewood and saddletree.