a poplar, Populus nigra italica, having a columnar manner of growth, with branches erect and parallel.
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Origin of Lombardy poplar
First recorded in 1760–70
Words nearby Lombardy poplar
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British Dictionary definitions for Lombardy poplar
an Italian poplar tree, Populus nigra italica, with upwardly pointing branches giving it a columnar shape
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