Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
1. A tree whose top branches have been cut back to the trunk so that it may produce a dense growth of new shoots.
2. An animal, such as an ox, goat, or sheep, that no longer has its horns.
tr.v. pol·lard·ed, pol·lard·ing, pol·lards
To convert or make into a pollard.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A pruning method where the new growth of a tree is cut back to the main stem or a framework of stubby branches.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited