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ˈpɒp lərpoplar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poplar(noun)

    soft light-colored non-durable wood of the poplar

  2. poplar, poplar tree(noun)

    any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins


  1. poplar(Noun)

    Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus.

    Etymology: From popler, from poplier (French: peuplier), from populus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poplar(noun)

    any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses

    Etymology: [OE. popler, OF. poplier, F. peuplier, fr. L. populus poplar.]

  2. Poplar(noun)

    the timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar

    Etymology: [OE. popler, OF. poplier, F. peuplier, fr. L. populus poplar.]


  1. Poplar

    Populus is a genus of 25–35 species of deciduous flowering plants in the family Salicaceae, native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. English names variously applied to different species include poplar, aspen, and cottonwood. In the September 2006 issue of Science, it was announced that the Western Balsam Poplar was the first tree to have its full DNA code sequenced.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Poplar

    pop′lar, n. a tree common in the northern hemisphere, of rapid growth, and having diœcious flowers arranged in catkins, both male and female flowers with an oblique cup-shaped perianth. [O. Fr. poplier—L. pōpulus, poplar-tree.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. poplar

    The tree which furnishes charcoal for the manufacture of gunpowder.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Poplar

    From the poplar-trees formerly abounding in this district.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poplar in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poplar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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