Definition of abele in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈbēl/


The white poplar.
Example sentences
  • Grey poplar, Populus canescens, is a hybrid between abele and aspen.


Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin albellus, diminutive of albus 'white'. The term was reintroduced in the late 16th century from Dutch abeel (from Old French abel), when specimens were imported into England from the Netherlands.

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Syllabification: a·bele

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