Poplar Definition

pŏplər
poplars
noun
poplars
Any of a genus (Populus) of trees of the willow family, having soft, fibrous wood, rapid growth, alternate leaves, and flowers borne in catkins.
Webster's New World
The wood of any of these trees.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
proper name
Former metropolitan borough of E London, now part of Tower Hamlets.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Poplar

Noun

Singular:
poplar
Plural:
poplars

Origin of Poplar

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

    From Wiktionary

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

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

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