Lombardy poplar

Lombardy poplar
noun Etymology: Lombardy, Italy Date: 1766 a poplar of a staminate variety (Populus nigra italica) of a European poplar having a columnar shape and strongly ascending branches

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  • Lombardy poplar — n. a tall, slender poplar (Populus nigra), with upward curving branches …   English World dictionary

  • Lombardy poplar — Lombardic Lom*bar dic, a. Of or pertaining to Lombardy of the Lombards. [1913 Webster] {Lombardic alphabet}, the ancient alphabet derived from the Roman, and employed in the manuscript of Italy. {Lombardic architecture}, the debased Roman style… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lombardy poplar — juodoji tuopa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gluosninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Populus nigra), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Populus nigra angl. black poplar; Lombardy poplar vok. Pyramiden… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Lombardy poplar — a poplar, Populus nigra italica, having a columnar manner of growth, with branches erect and parallel. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • lombardy poplar — type of poplar tree from Italy having a columnar shape and erect branches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lombardy poplar — noun a black poplar of an Italian variety with a distinctive tall, slender columnar form. [Populus nigra var. italica.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • Lombardy poplar — Lom′bardy pop′lar n. pln a poplar, Populus nigra italica, having a columnar manner of growth, with erect branches • Etymology: 1760–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lombardy poplar — /lɒmbədi ˈpɒplə/ (say lombuhdee popluh) noun See poplar (def. 1) …  

  • Lombardy poplar — n. a variety of poplar with an especially tall slender form …   Useful english dictionary

  • Poplar — Pop lar, n. [OE. popler, OF. poplier, F. peuplier, fr. L. populus poplar.] (Bot.) 1. Any tree of the genus {Populus}; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses. [1913 Webster] Note: The aspen poplar is {Populus tremula} and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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