poplar Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun soft light-colored non-durable wood of the poplar
noun any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses. ✍ The aspen poplar is Populus tremulaand P. tremuloides; Balsam poplar is P. balsamifera; Lombardy poplar ( P. dilatata) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is Populus alba.
The timber of the tulip tree; -- called alsoU.S. white poplar.
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