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pollard

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noun pol·lard \ˈpä-lərd\

Definition of pollard

  1. :  a tree cut back to the trunk to promote the growth of a dense head of foliage

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Origin and Etymology of pollard

2poll


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pollard

verb pol·lard

Definition of pollard

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make a pollard of (a tree)

First Known Use of pollard

1670

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