The poplar trees that line the avenues between the cellblocks are bare.
Though often within a stone's throw of the street, I unremittingly avoided the old house at poplar.
The poplar tree is infested by an other species of Saperda (S. calcarata).
The margins of the stream were occasionally fringed with bushes of poplar and willow.
No "blasts that blow the poplar white" can cause the pine-tree to blanch.
There are some of them, a man would as soon think of putting his arm round a poplar tree, they are so hard and so stiff.
He put it on a green stick, poplar or willow, and stuck it in the bar.
Along its borders are two rows of unshorn willows, and here and there a poplar lifts its stately head.
This was the celebrated “cotton-wood,” a species of poplar (Populus angulatus).
poplar and cottonwood make the best baits, but in case they cannot be obtained, use birch, willow or black cherry.
mid-14c., from Anglo-French popler, from Old French poplier (13c., Modern French peulplier), from Latin populus "poplar" (with a long "o;" not the same word that produced popular), of unknown origin, possibly from a PIE tree-name root *p(y)el- (cf. Greek pelea "elm"). Italian pioppo, Spanish chopo, German pappel, Old Church Slavonic topoli all are from Latin.