balsam poplar

balsam poplar
bal′sam pop′lar
n.
pln a North American poplar, Populus balsamifera, having sticky resinous buds and shiny ovate leaves; tacamahac

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  • balsam poplar — ☆ balsam poplar n. a poplar (Populus balsamifera) of N North America, having buds that are coated with a fragrant resin …   English World dictionary

  • Balsam poplar — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Balsam poplar image width = 240px image caption = Western Balsam Poplar Populus trichocarpa regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Salicaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • balsam poplar — balzaminė tuopa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gluosninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Populus balsamifera), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • balsam poplar — noun poplar of northeastern North America with broad heart shaped leaves • Syn: ↑hackmatack, ↑tacamahac, ↑Populus balsamifera • Hypernyms: ↑poplar, ↑poplar tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • balsam poplar — a North American tree, Populus balsamifera, having sticky, resinous buds and shiny ovate leaves. Also called hackmatack, tacamahac. [1780 90, Amer.] * * * North American poplar (Populus balsamifera), native from Labrador to Alaska and across the… …   Universalium

  • balsam poplar — noun Date: 1786 a North American poplar (Populus balsamifera) that is often cultivated as a shade tree and has buds thickly coated with an aromatic resin called also balm of Gilead, tacamahac …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • balsam poplar — /bɔlsəm ˈpɒplə/ (say bawlsuhm popluh) noun a tree, Populus balsamifera, of North America, heart shaped leaves and buds coated in an aromatic resin, much cultivated as a shade tree …  

  • western balsam poplar — plaukuotvaisė tuopa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gluosninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Populus trichocarpa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Populus trichocarpa angl. black cottonwood; Californian… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • western balsam poplar — balzaminės tuopos plaukuotvaisis porūšis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gluosninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Populus balsamifera subsp. trichocarpa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Populus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Balsam — is a term used for various pleasantly scented plant products. An oily or gummy oleoresin, usually containing benzoic acid or cinnamic acid, obtained from the exudates of various trees and shrubs and used as a base for some botanical medicines.… …   Wikipedia

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