Meaning of black poplar

black' pop'lar

Pronunciation: [key]
  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.
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