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abeltree

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Calque of Dutch abeelboom (white poplar tree), from abeel (white poplar) + boom (tree).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abeltree (uncountable)

  1. (botany) A Eurasian tree, Populus alba, that is widely cultivated in North America.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 3