Poplar meaning

pŏplər
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Any of a genus (Populus) of trees of the willow family, having soft, fibrous wood, rapid growth, alternate leaves, and flowers borne in catkins.
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The wood of any of these trees.
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Former metropolitan borough of E London, now part of Tower Hamlets.
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Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus.
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Origin of poplar

  • Middle English popler from Old French poplier from pouple from Latin pōpulus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman popler, from Old French poplier (French: peuplier), from Latin populus.

    From Wiktionary