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white poplar

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Definition of white poplar in English:

noun

A Eurasian poplar with lobed leaves that are white underneath and grey-green above. Also called abele.
  • Populus alba, family Salicaceae
Example sentences
  • In the white poplar, a broad shade tree in their grandparents' yard, Louise and Elizabeth climbed, swung, and hid.
  • Regular application of Ca 2 + in the nutrient solution was shown to improve survival after freezing in both the freezing-tolerant white poplar and the susceptible hornbeam.
  • White poplar is found in forty-three states throughout the contiguous U.S.

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