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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-beel, ey-buh l]
    • /əˈbil, ˈeɪ bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-beel, ey-buh l]
    • /əˈbil, ˈeɪ bəl/

Definitions of abele word

  • noun abele white poplar (sense 1) 3
  • noun abele the white poplar tree, Populus alba. 1
  • noun abele The white poplar. 1
  • noun abele The white poplar (Populus alba). 0

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Origin of abele

First appearance:

before 1675
One of the 48% oldest English words
1675-85; < Dutch abeel, Middle Dutch abeel, aubeel < Old French aubel, albel < Late Latin albellus, equivalent to Latin alb(us) white + -ellus diminutive suffix

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Parts of speech for Abele


abele popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 69% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for abele

noun abele

  • white poplar — Also called abele. an Old World poplar, Populus alba, widely cultivated in the U.S., having the underside of the leaves covered with a dense silvery-white down.
  • white aspen — any of various poplars, as Populus tremula, of Europe, and P. tremuloides (quaking aspen) or P. alba (white aspen) of America, having soft wood and alternate ovate leaves that tremble in the slightest breeze.

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