Origin of poppleMiddle English poplen, probably of echoic origin, originally
intransitive verbpop·pled, pop·pling, pop·ples
- Choppy water.
- The motion or sound of boiling liquid.
Origin of poppleMiddle English poplen, probably of Middle Dutch origin.
Origin of poppleMiddle English popel (perhaps from Old English popul-), from Latin pōpulus.
- (dialect) poplar
(third-person singular simple present popples, present participle poppling, simple past and past participle poppled)
Middle English poplen, possibly from Middle Dutch, of imitative origin