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    • any one of a number of us poplar…
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    • Dry inner bark from a cottonwood
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cottonwood definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a number of us poplar trees, particularly Populus deltoides, that has triangular leaves and a tuft of cottony hairs in the seeds.
    • several types of tree in genus Populus (poplars), typically developing along watercourses.
    • An American tree of genus Populus or poplar, getting the seeds covered with numerous cottonlike hairs; esp., the Populus monilifera and Populus angustifolia regarding the Western usa.
    • title of a number of types of the genus Populus the United States, through the light cottony tuft in the root of the many small seeds.
    • In Australia, a tree for the aster family, Bedfordia salicina: so called from cottony under-surface associated with leaves, or its hard, brown, mottled lumber. Called dogwood and honeywood in Tasmania.
    • some of a few united states woods of this genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs on the seed
    • American basswood of the Allegheny area
    • Any of several North American poplar woods, particularly Populus deltoides, with triangular leaves and a tuft of cottony hairs on the seeds.
    • several types of tree in genus Populus (poplars), usually developing along watercourses.
    • An American tree of genus Populus or poplar, getting the seeds covered with abundant cottonlike hairs; esp., the Populus monilifera and Populus angustifolia associated with the Western United States.
    • title of a number of species of the genus Populus the usa, through the light cottony tuft on root of the many tiny seeds.
    • In Australia, a tree regarding the aster household, Bedfordia salicina: so called through the cottony under-surface for the leaves, or its hard, brownish, mottled lumber. Called dogwood and honeywood in Tasmania.
    • any one of a number of united states woods of the genus Populus having a tuft of cottony hairs from the seed
    • US basswood associated with the Allegheny area
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