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black poplar

noun
1.
a poplar, Populus nigra, characterized by spreading branches, triangular leaves, and a gray bark.
2.
the light, soft wood of this tree, used for making doors, window frames, etc.
Origin of black poplar
1720-1730
1720-30
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  • 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

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