tulip poplar
noun Date: 1847 1. tulip tree 1 2. tulipwood 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tulip poplar — noun tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work • Syn: ↑tulip tree, ↑yellow poplar, ↑canary whitewood, ↑Liriodendron… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tulip poplar — gelsvažiedis tulpmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Magnolijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Liriodendron tulipifera), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Liriodendron tulipifera angl. canary whitewood; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tulip-poplar — gelsvažiedis tulpmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Magnolijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Liriodendron tulipifera), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Liriodendron tulipifera angl. canary whitewood; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Poplar (disambiguation) — Poplar may refer to:* Poplar tree * Liriodendron also knowns as tulip tree , yellow poplar or tulip poplar In the United Kingdom: * Poplar, London * Metropolitan Borough of Poplar (1900 1965) * Poplar DLR stationIn the United States: * Poplar,… …   Wikipedia

  • tulip tree — ☆ tulip tree n. a North American forest tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) of the magnolia family, with tulip shaped, greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit: also called tulip poplar …   English World dictionary

  • tulip tree — a tall tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, of the magnolia family, native to the eastern U.S., having large, cup shaped, green and orange flowers: the state tree of Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Also called tulip poplar, yellow poplar. [1695 1705 …   Universalium

  • poplar — poplared, adj. /pop leuhr/, n. 1. any of the rapidly growing, salicaceous trees of the genus Populus, usually characterized by the columnar or spirelike manner of growth of its branches. 2. the light, soft wood of any of these trees, used for… …   Universalium

  • tulip tree — gelsvažiedis tulpmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Magnolijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Liriodendron tulipifera), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Liriodendron tulipifera angl. canary whitewood; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • tulip tree — noun tall North American deciduous timber tree having large tulip shaped greenish yellow flowers and conelike fruit; yields soft white woods used especially for cabinet work (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑tulip poplar, ↑yellow poplar, ↑canary whitewood,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tulip tree — noun Date: 1705 1. a tall North American timber tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) of the magnolia family having large greenish yellow tulip shaped flowers and soft white wood used especially for cabinetwork and woodenware called also tulip poplar,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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