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popple

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noun pop·ple \ˈpä-pəl\

Definition of popple

chiefly dialect

  1. :  poplar 1



Origin and Etymology of popple

Middle English popul, from Old English, from Latin populus


First Known Use: 14th century


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popple

noun pop·ple

Definition of popple

  1. :  a choppy sea



Origin and Etymology of popple

popple, verb, from Middle English poplen to bubble, ripple, probably of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1875


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