abele

[uh-beel, ey-buh l]

Origin of abele

1675–85; < Dutch abeel, Middle Dutch abeel, aubeel < Old French aubel, albel < Late Latin albellus, equivalent to Latin alb(us) white + -ellus diminutive suffix
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abele

noun
  1. another name for white poplar

Word Origin for abele

C16: from Dutch abeel, ultimately related to Latin albus white
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