Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses.
The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar.
A light wood, but not very strong and or very good wear resistance.
soft light-colored nondurable wood of the poplar
any of numerous trees of north temperate regions having light soft wood and flowers borne in catkins
Any of a number of deciduous trees of Salicaceae, the Willow family, and genus Populus. Represented in the North Country by the Balsam Poplar ( Populus balsamifera), Big Tooth Aspen ( Populus grandidentata), and the ubiquitous Quaking Aspen ( Populus tremuloides). Asaadi in the Ojibwe.
Populus is a genus of trees which includes the cottonwoods, poplars, and aspens, all of which are sometimes termed poplars (in some areas "popple").