from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of dicotyledonous trees of the order Salicineæ, including the poplar and aspen, having diœcious flowers in catkins without floral envelops, and distinguished from
Salix, the willow, by the numerous ovules, obliquely lengthened and cup-shaped disks, broad and toothed bracts, loosely flowered and generally pendulous catkins, and broad leaves.
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- noun a genus of trees of the family Salicaceae that is found in the northern hemisphere; poplars
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To affect the whole country's health care over 15 % of the populus is absurd.
Good luck, America's educated populus is not as stupid as most of the posts on this blog!
YES, a significant chunk of the voting populus is influenced by this and NO, middle america is not able to discern rightwing propaganda from truth.
the only thing they appreciate from the populus is our taxes which they have squandered into the pockets of war profiteering cronies and in guaranteeing dividends to those that already have too much to ever feel the pang of hunger or the desperation of losing their homes.
Caucus states and states without delegates should count in the popular vote: "populus" = people.
It became a fashion for the "populus" to mock and trash Carlos Salinas, without knowing why they were doing it.
The true meaning of "populus," from which we get the word "people," was in the time of ancient Rome the "armed body."
"populus," as a part of the parliament; but they always mean the laity, in opposition to the clergy.
I am VERY surprised that the media and the populus hasn't pointed out this new Republican "surge" of neo-conservatism as just what it is; "Racist groups with fear of losing ground against their biased way of life that has gone on for centuries".
We're looking at a government that is getting ready for war over the next few years with out the consent of the populus wanting this commentment.
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