Morris, 1978. A blend of LISP with SNOBOL4 pattern matching and APL-like postfix syntax. Implicit iteration over lists, sorting primitive. "Experience with an Applicative String-Processing Language", J.H. Morris et al, 7th POPL, ACM 1980, pp.32-46.

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1. Any tree of the genus Populus; also, the timber, which is soft, and capable of many uses.

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.

Origin: OE. Popler, OF. Poplier, F. Peuplier, fr. L. Populus poplar.

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