from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several fast-growing deciduous trees of the genus Populus having unisexual flowers borne in catkins.
- n. The wood of these trees.
- n. See tulip tree.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses.
- n. The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree of the genus Populus; also, the wood of the tree.
- n. A tree of some other genus in some way resembling a poplar.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
- n. soft light-colored non-durable wood of the poplar
That said, one of the easiest finishes I know about for hardwoods like poplar is Danish oil.
At Gubbio, verdigris poplar is found in the papagallo's tail feathers: at Urbino it appears in the duke's monogram.
The Lombardy poplar is another tree that should NEVER be planted in your yard under any circumstances!
I think the tulip poplar is actually a type of magnolia tree.
The white poplar is superior to the black, in that it dries more quickly and emits a greater heat.
In the wood-ways, the poplar is putting on "a bonnie green gown."
I’ll be happy to clarify if necessary. we ended up using pine. the poplar is a little more expensive, but it’s also a harder wood which should make it a little easier to work.
The poplar is the cow of the tree world: quick to bulk up and easy to cut down.
You called the poplar in the fields the ‘Tower of Babel,’ for you did not know or did not want to know that it was a poplar, and now it is swaying again without a name, and you would have to call it ‘When Noah Was Drunk.’
And the poplar was a forest, and the turtle was close.