The poplar trees that line the avenues between the cellblocks are bare.
Though often within a stone's throw of the street, I unremittingly avoided the old house at poplar.
The trees they choose are ordinarily the poplar, which grow on the banks of the water.
The margins of the stream were occasionally fringed with bushes of poplar and willow.
He is now safe in the poplar grove, and his uncle gives up the charge.
There are some of them, a man would as soon think of putting his arm round a poplar tree, they are so hard and so stiff.
Ahmeek selected a poplar to his liking, not far from the bank of the stream.
Along its borders are two rows of unshorn willows, and here and there a poplar lifts its stately head.
He was still as lean and tall as a Lombardy poplar, this handsome old Roman.
poplar and cottonwood make the best baits, but in case they cannot be obtained, use birch, willow or black cherry.
mid-14c., from Anglo-French popler, from Old French poplier (13c., Modern French peulplier), from Latin populus "poplar" (with a long "o;" not the same word that produced popular), of unknown origin, possibly from a PIE tree-name root *p(y)el- (cf. Greek pelea "elm"). Italian pioppo, Spanish chopo, German pappel, Old Church Slavonic topoli all are from Latin.
Morris, 1978. A blend of LISP with SNOBOL4 pattern matching and APL-like postfix syntax. Implicit iteration over lists, sorting primitive. "Experience with an Applicative String-Processing Language", J.H. Morris et al, 7th POPL, ACM 1980, pp.32-46.
Heb. libneh, "white", (Gen. 30:37; Hos. 4:13), in all probability the storax tree (Styrax officinalis) or white poplar, distinguished by its white blossoms and pale leaves. It is common in the Anti-Libanus. Other species of the poplar are found in Palestine, such as the white poplar (P. alba) of our own country, the black poplar (P. nigra), and the aspen (P. tremula). (See WILLOW.)