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Poplar vs. Aspen

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Poplarnoun

Any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus.

Aspenadjective

Pertaining to the asp or aspen tree.

Poplarnoun

(uncountable) Wood from the poplar tree.

Aspenadjective

(obsolete) Tremulous, trembling.

Poplarnoun

Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses.

Aspenadjective

(obsolete) Of a woman's tongue: wagging, gossiping.

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Poplarnoun

The timber of the tulip tree; - called also white poplar.

Aspennoun

The asp tree; a kind of poplar tree (genus Populus sect. Populus). A medium-size tree with thin, straight trunks of a greenish-white color.

‘Above a certain elevation, the aspens gave way to scrubby, gnarled pines.’;

Poplarnoun

soft light-colored nondurable wood of the poplar

Aspennoun

(uncountable) The wood of such a tree; usually pale, lightweight and soft.

‘She claimed that aspen was the only "proper" material from which make a wicker basket.’;

Poplarnoun

any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins

Aspennoun

One of several species of poplar bearing this name, especially the Populus tremula, so called from the trembling of its leaves, which move with the slightest impulse of the air.

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Aspenadjective

Of or pertaining to the aspen, or resembling it; made of aspen wood.

‘Nor aspen leaves confess the gentlest breeze.’;

Aspennoun

any of several trees of the genus Populus having leaves on flattened stalks so that they flutter in the lightest wind

Aspen

Aspen is a common name for certain tree species; some, but not all, are classified by botanists in the section Populus, of the Populus genus.

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