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Populus
Populin Pop"u*lin, n. [L. populus poplar: cf. F. populine.] (Chem.) A glycoside, related to salicin, found in the bark of certain species of the poplar (Populus), and extracted as a sweet white crystalline substance.
Populus alba
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. Note: The aspen poplar is Populus tremula and P. tremuloides; Balsam poplar is P. balsamifera; Lombardy poplar (P. dilatata) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is Populus alba. 2. The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar. [U.S.]
Populus balsamifera
Tacamahac Tac"a*ma*hac`, Tacamahaca Tac`a*ma*ha"ca, n. 1. A bitter balsamic resin obtained from tropical American trees of the genus Elaphrium (E. tomentosum and E. Tacamahaca), and also from East Indian trees of the genus Calophyllum; also, the resinous exhudation of the balsam poplar. 2. (Bot.) Any tree yielding tacamahac resin, especially, in North America, the balsam poplar, or balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera).
Populus balsamifera
Balm Balm, n. [OE. baume, OF. bausme, basme, F. baume, L. balsamum balsam, from Gr. ?; perhaps of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. b[=a]s[=a]m. Cf. Balsam.] 1. (Bot.) An aromatic plant of the genus Melissa. 2. The resinous and aromatic exudation of certain trees or shrubs. --Dryden. 3. Any fragrant ointment. --Shak. 4. Anything that heals or that mitigates pain. ``Balm for each ill.' --Mrs. Hemans. Balm cricket (Zo["o]l.), the European cicada. --Tennyson. Balm of Gilead (Bot.), a small evergreen African and Asiatic tree of the terebinthine family (Balsamodendron Gileadense). Its leaves yield, when bruised, a strong aromatic scent; and from this tree is obtained the balm of Gilead of the shops, or balsam of Mecca. This has a yellowish or greenish color, a warm, bitterish, aromatic taste, and a fragrant smell. It is valued as an unguent and cosmetic by the Turks. The fragrant herb Dracocephalum Canariense is familiarly called balm of Gilead, and so are the American trees, Populus balsamifera, variety candicans (balsam poplar), and Abies balsamea (balsam fir).
Populus tremula
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. Note: The aspen poplar is Populus tremula and P. tremuloides; Balsam poplar is P. balsamifera; Lombardy poplar (P. dilatata) is a tall, spiry tree; white poplar is Populus alba. 2. The timber of the tulip tree; -- called also white poplar. [U.S.]
Populus tremula
Aspen Asp"en ([a^]s"p[e^]n), Asp Asp ([.a]sp), n. [AS. [ae]sp, [ae]ps; akin to OHG. aspa, Icel. ["o]sp, Dan. [ae]sp, Sw. asp, D. esp, G. espe, ["a]spe, aspe; cf. Lettish apsa, Lith. apuszis.] (Bot.) One of several species of poplar bearing this name, especially the Populus tremula, so called from the trembling of its leaves, which move with the slightest impulse of the air.
Populus tremuloides
Quaking Quak"ing, a. & n. from Quake, v. Quaking aspen (Bot.), an American species of poplar (Populus tremuloides), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See Aspen.
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Cranberry Cran"ber*ry (kr[a^]n"b[e^]r*r[y^]), n.; pl. Cranberries (-r[i^]z). [So named from its fruit being ripe in the spring when the cranes return. --Dr. Prior.] (Bot.) A red, acid berry, much used for making sauce, etc.; also, the plant producing it (several species of Vaccinum or Oxycoccus.) The high cranberry or cranberry tree is a species of Viburnum (V. Opulus), and the other is sometimes called low cranberry or marsh cranberry to distinguish it.
Viburnum Opulus
Elder El"der, n. [OE. ellern, eller, AS. ellen, cf. LG. elloorn; perh. akin to OHG. holantar, holuntar, G. holunder; or perh. to E. alder, n.] (Bot.) A genus of shrubs (Sambucus) having broad umbels of white flowers, and small black or red berries. Note: The common North American species is Sambucus Canadensis; the common European species (S. nigra) forms a small tree. The red-berried elder is S. pubens. The berries are diaphoretic and aperient. Box elder. See under 1st Box. Dwarf elder. See Danewort. Elder tree. (Bot.) Same as Elder. --Shak. Marsh elder, the cranberry tree Viburnum Opulus).
Viburnum Opulus
Gatten tree Gat"ten tree` [Cf. Prov. E. gatter bush.] (Bot.) A name given to the small trees called guelder-rose (Viburnum Opulus), cornel (Cornus sanguinea), and spindle tree (Euonymus Europ[ae]us).

Meaning of Opulus from wikipedia

- include the North American species Viburnum trilobum as V. opulus var. americanum Ait., or as V. opulus subsp. trilobum (Marshall) Clausen. The guelder rose...
- Russia and Ukraine Viburnum opulus is an important element of their traditional folk cultures. In Ukraine, Viburnum opulus (kalyna) is seen as a national...
- Asian Viburnum opulus, and is often treated as a variety of it, as Viburnum opulus L. var. americanum Ait., or as a subspecies, Viburnum opulus subsp. trilobum...
- flower in the spring: Viburnum macrocephalum (Chinese snowball bush) Viburnum opulus (European snowball bush) Viburnum plicatum (****anese snowball bush)...
- in wheat, pear skins, and some other foods. It is also found in Viburnum opulus and Bergenia cr****ifolia. Arbutin was also produced by an in vitro culture...
- several plants and may refer to: Viburnum trilobum, American highbush cranberry Viburnum opulus, European highbush cranberry Viburnum edule, squashberry...
- Macadamia nut 0.072–1.1% Plum 0.35–0.38% Watermelon seed 0.33% Viburnum opulus 0.24-0.33% Citrullus lanatus (egusi melon) Pumpkin flower 205 ppm, pumpkin...
- of the song refers to the kalinka, which is the snowball tree (Viburnum opulus). It has a speedy tempo and light-hearted lyrics. The main refrain (Kalinka...
- Osier (Salix viminalis) Eared Willow (Salix aurita) Guelder Rose (Viburnum opulus) Wayfaring tree (Viburnum lantana) Common Privet (Ligustrum vulgare) From...
- robertianum); bugbane (Cimicifuga spp.); "herb and seeds of Cannabis"; "opulus" berries (possibly maple or European cranberrybush); masked hunter bugs...
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