Populus

noun Pop·u·lus

Definition of Populus

  1. :  a genus of trees (family Salicaceae) that is native to the northern hemisphere, that has resinous buds, numerous stamens, incised bracts, and elongated stigmas, and that is well known in cultivation — see poplar — compare salix

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Origin and Etymology of populus

New Latin, from Latin, poplar


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