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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pop·lar /ˈpɑplɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pop·lar n.  Bot.
 1. Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses.
 Note:The aspen poplar is Populus tremula and Populus tremuloides; Balsam poplar is Populus balsamifera; Lombardy poplar (Populus dilatata) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is Populus alba.
 2. The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar. [U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: soft light-colored nondurable wood of the poplar
      2: any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having
         light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins [syn: poplar

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    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.)