American aspen

noun

: a slender tree (Populus tremuloides) with quaking leaves native to eastern North America

Word History

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American aspen was in 1785

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“American aspen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20aspen. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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