mountain maple


mountain maple
noun
small shrubby maple of eastern North America; scarlet in autumn
Hypernyms: ↑maple

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noun
: any of various American shrubby maples found in mountain regions: as
a. : a tall shrub or bushy tree (Acer spicatum) of the eastern United States with flaky or furrowed bark and slender cylindrical panicles of greenish flowers — called also moose maple, mountain alder

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a shrub, Acer spicatum, of eastern North America, having small, greenish-yellow flowers and winged fruit, the foliage turning to orange and scarlet in autumn.
[1775-85, Amer.]

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mountain maple,
a shrublike maple of eastern North America, with greenish-yellow flowers growing in erect, downy spikes.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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