American quaking aspen

noun
slender aspen native to North America
Hypernyms: ↑aspen

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  • Quaking aspen — Quaking Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quaking aspen — ☆ quaking aspen n. a North American poplar (Populus tremuloides) with small, flat stemmed leaves that tremble in the lightest breeze * * * …   Universalium

  • quaking aspen — ☆ quaking aspen n. a North American poplar (Populus tremuloides) with small, flat stemmed leaves that tremble in the lightest breeze …   English World dictionary

  • quaking aspen — smulkiadantė tuopa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gluosninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medieninis, vaistinis augalas (Populus tremuloides), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Populus tremuloides angl. American aspen; quaking aspen;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • quaking aspen — noun Populus tremuloides, the American aspen, so called from its leaves whose flattened petioles cause them to tremble in the breeze …   Wiktionary

  • American aspen — noun slender aspen native to North America • Syn: ↑American quaking aspen, ↑Populus tremuloides • Hypernyms: ↑aspen * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st A : a slender tree (Populus tremuloides …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quaking — Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {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}. {Quaking bog} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaking bog — Quaking Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quaking grass — Quaking Quak ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster] {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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aspen — Taxobox name = Aspen image width = 240px image caption = A Quaking Aspen grove regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Salicaceae genus = Populus sectio = Populus subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

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