Definition of white poplar in English:

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white poplar

Pronunciation: /(h)wīt ˈpäplər/

noun

A Eurasian poplar with lobed leaves that are white underneath and gray-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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Syllabification: white pop·lar

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