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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yel′low pop′lar(n.)

  1. Category: Plants

    Ref: tulip tree.

  2. the wood of the tulip tree.

    Category: Plants

Origin of yellow poplar:

1765–75, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tulipwood, true tulipwood, whitewood, white poplar, yellow poplar(noun)

    light easily worked wood of a tulip tree; used for furniture and veneer

  2. tulip tree, tulip poplar, yellow poplar, canary whitewood, Liriodendron tulipifera(noun)

    tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip-shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work


  1. yellow poplar(Noun)

    A species of tree in the Liriodendron genus, found in North America, scientific name Liriodendrum tulipifera, with pale green or yellow leaves.


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