Eugene poplar

noun
Eu·​gene poplar | \ ˈyüˌjēn- \

Definition of Eugene poplar

: a hybrid poplar (Populus canadensis eugenei) of pyramidal habit originated near Metz in 1832 and used for ornament especially as a street tree

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probably from the name Eugene

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“Eugene poplar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eugene%20poplar. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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