Lombardy poplar

noun
Lom·​bar·​dy poplar | \ ˈläm-ˌbär-dē- How to pronounce Lombardy poplar (audio) , -bər- \

Definition of Lombardy poplar

: a poplar of a staminate variety (Populus nigra italica) of a European poplar having a columnar shape and strongly ascending branches

First Known Use of Lombardy poplar

1766, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lombardy poplar

Lombardy, Italy

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“Lombardy poplar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lombardy%20poplar. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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