black poplar



a poplar, Populus nigra, characterized by spreading branches, triangular leaves, and a gray bark.
the light, soft wood of this tree, used for making doors, window frames, etc.

Origin of black poplar

First recorded in 1720–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of black poplar

  • There was also the black-poplar stump which a misguided relative of mine said "no woman could split."

    The Next of Kin

    Nellie L. McClung