Lombardy poplar


noun

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

Origin of Lombardy poplar

First recorded in 1760–70
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British Dictionary definitions for lombardy poplar

Lombardy poplar

noun

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