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.
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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
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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.]
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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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