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silver poplar

white poplar (def 1).
Origin of silver poplar
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There ain't a prettier tree in the world than the silver poplar.

    The Land of Long Ago Eliza Calvert Hall
  • Now he clearly heard the sound from the leaves of the silver poplar.

    Mogens and Other Stories Jens Peter Jacobsen
  • The Abele, or silver poplar, is an especial favorite for this purpose.

    Among the Trees at Elmridge Ella Rodman Church
  • Girls, when you come back with your strawberries we'll have tea out here under the silver poplar.

    Anne Of Avonlea Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • On the left, against a dove-grey cloud, the topmost twigs of a silver poplar rustle, the signal to commence.

    Of Walks and Walking Tours Arnold Haultain

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