Definition of abele in English:

abele

noun

  • The white poplar.

    • ‘Grey poplar, Populus canescens, is a hybrid between abele and aspen.’

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from medieval Latin albellus, diminutive of albus ‘white’. The term was reintroduced in the late 16th century from Dutch abeel (from Old French abel), when specimens were imported from the Netherlands.

Pronunciation

abele

/əˈbil//əˈbēl/