balsam poplar definition

  • noun:
    • A poplar tree of northern united states (Populus balsamifera) having ovate leaves and enormous buds coated with a sticky, fragrant resin. Also referred to as hackmatack, tacamahac.
    • A poplar tree of northern united states (Populus balsamifera) having ovate leaves and large buds covered with a sticky, fragrant resin. Also known as hackmatack, tacamahac.
    • poplar of northeastern North America with wide heart-shaped leaves
    • poplar of northeastern united states with wide heart-shaped leaves

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