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Lombardy poplar

noun

  1. a poplar, Populus nigra italica, having a columnar manner of growth, with branches erect and parallel.


Lombardy poplar

noun

  1. an Italian poplar tree, Populus nigra italica, with upwardly pointing branches giving it a columnar shape


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Lombardy poplar1

First recorded in 1760–70

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Example Sentences

Soldierly Lombardy poplar trees stood in the yard, and beds of flowers lined the walk.

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