See also: Poplar

English edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English popler, from Anglo-Norman popler and Old French poplier (compare French peuplier), from Latin pōpulus, with a suffix later added.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒp.lə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɑ.plɚ/
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Noun edit

poplar (countable and uncountable, plural poplars)

  1. Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus.
    • 2020, Paul Mendez, Rainbow Milk, Dialogue Books (2021), page 285:
      They are gathered under the low-hanging branches of a poplar, its gold and green leaves glittering on the breeze like tinsel.
  2. (uncountable) Wood from the poplar tree.

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poplar m pl

  1. indefinite plural of poppel

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  1. nominative plural of pop