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yellow poplar

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noun
  1. tulip tree(def 1).
  2. the wood of the tulip tree.

Origin of yellow poplar

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75
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British Dictionary definitions for yellow poplar

yellow poplar

noun
  1. another name for tulip tree (def. 1), tulipwood (def. 1)
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