Lombardy poplar


Lom·​bar·​dy poplar ˈläm-ˌbär-dē- How to pronounce Lombardy poplar (audio)
: a poplar of a staminate variety (Populus nigra italica) of a European poplar having a columnar shape and strongly ascending branches

Word History


Lombardy, Italy

First Known Use

1766, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lombardy poplar was in 1766

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“Lombardy poplar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lombardy%20poplar. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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