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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Poplar  \Pop"lar\,  n.  [OE.  popler,  OF  poplier,  F.  peuplier  fr 
  L.  populus  poplar.]  (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  {P. 
  tremuloides};  Balsam  poplar  is  {P.  balsamifera}; 
  Lombardy  poplar  ({P.  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  1.6  [wn]: 
  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  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Poplar,  MT  (city,  FIPS  58975) 
  Location:  48.11029  N,  105.19589  W 
  Population  (1990):  881  (390  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  59255 
  Poplar,  WI  (village,  FIPS  63975) 
  Location:  46.58193  N,  91.78780  W 
  Population  (1990):  516  (203  housing  units) 
  Area:  30.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  54864 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  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. 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  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}.) 

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