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poplar

noun pop·lar \ˈpä-plər\

: a tall, thin tree that has rough bark, soft wood, and very small groups of flowers

Full Definition of POPLAR

1
a :  any of a genus (Populus) of slender catkin-bearing quick-growing deciduous trees (as an aspen or cottonwood) of the willow family
b :  the wood of a poplar
2
:  tulip tree 1

Origin of POPLAR

Middle English popler, from Anglo-French, from Old French *pople poplar, from Latin populus
First Known Use: 14th century

Poplar

geographical name Pop·lar \ˈpä-plər\

Definition of POPLAR

former metropolitan borough E London, England, on N bank of the Thames, now part of Tower Hamlets
May 24, 2015
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