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late Middle English: probably from Middle Dutch popelen 'to murmur', of imitative origin.
dialect Any of various poplar trees, especially of northern forests.
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- ‘The most important lesson I learned growing up was the value of hard work and perseverance,’ says Jeremy, who remembers peeling popple by hand when he was 8 and earning 10 cents for each white pine tree he pruned when he was ten.