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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Populin  \Pop"u*lin\,  n.  [L.  populus  poplar:  cf  F.  populine.] 
  A  glycoside,  related  to  salicin,  found  in  the  bark  of  certain 
  species  of  the  poplar  ({Populus}),  and  extracted  as  a  sweet 
  white  crystalline  substance. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  genus  of  trees  of  the  family  Salicaceae  that  is  found  in 
  the  northern  hemisphere;  poplars  [syn:  {Populus},  {genus 

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