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n. - A genus of trees of the family Salicaceae that is found in the northern hemisphere.

Usage examples (26)
  • They were called Populus, and a hundred of the noblest were chosen from among them and formed into a council.
  • Carpinus sp., and Ulmus spp.; and small-leaf species such as Populus tremula and Betula spp.
  • Genomics data of plants such as Populus trichocarpa, Medicago truncatula, Glycine max and others are now publicly accessible.
  • "What, Mule!" cried Populus with still greater scorn. for more
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