abele

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See also: Abele, ābele, ābelē, and Ābele

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch abeel, from Middle Dutch, from Old Northern French abiel, from a diminutive of Latin albus (white).

Abele; White poplar

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Noun[edit]

abele (plural abeles)

  1. The white poplar (Populus alba). [First attested around 1150 to 1350.][1]
    • (Can we date this quote?), Mrs. Browning, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
      Six abeles i' the churchyard grow

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “abele” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 3.

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Noun[edit]

abele c (plural abeles)

  1. bee