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(Science: botany)

1. Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses.

The aspen poplar is Populus tremula and P. Tremuloides; balsam poplar is P. Balsamifera; Lombardy poplar (P. Dilatata) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is Populus alba.

2. The timber of the tulip tree; called also white poplar.

Origin: OE. Popler, OF. Poplier, F. Peuplier, fr. L. Populus poplar.

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