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quaking aspen

noun

Definition of QUAKING ASPEN

:  an aspen (Populus tremuloides) chiefly of the United States and Canada with small nearly circular leaves that have flattened petioles and finely serrate margins and that flutter in the slightest breeze

First Known Use of QUAKING ASPEN

1812

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