poplar definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several fast-growing deciduous trees of genus Populus having unisexual blossoms borne in catkins.
    • The lumber among these woods.
    • identify tulip-tree.
    • any one of different deciduous woods associated with the genus Populus.
    • Any tree of the genus Populus; additionally, the timber, which is soft, and capable of numerous uses.
    • The timber of tulip-tree; -- called also white poplar.
    • A tree associated with the genus Populus; also, the timber for the tree.
    • A tree of other genus for some reason resembling a poplar.
    • any of many trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and blossoms borne in catkins
    • smooth light-colored non-durable timber for the poplar

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