HyperDic: maple

English > 2 senses of the word maple:
NOUNplantmaplewood of any of various maple trees
plantmapleany of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs
maple > pronunciation
Soundsmey'pahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > maple: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningwood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring / flooring.
Narrowerbird's-eye maplemaple wood having a wavy grain with eyelike markings
BroaderwoodThe hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
Substance ofmapleAny of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs
Spanishmadera de arce
Catalanfusta d'auró
English > maple: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone.
Member ofAcer, genus Acertype genus of the Aceraceae
NarrowerJapanese maple, full moon maple, Acer japonicumleaves deeply incised and bright red in autumn
Japanese maple, Acer palmatumOrnamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leaves
Norway maple, Acer platanoidesA large Eurasian maple tree naturalized in North America
Oregon maple, big-leaf maple, Acer macrophyllummaple of western North America having large 5-lobed leaves orange in autumn
box elder, ash-leaved maple, Acer negundoCommon shade tree of eastern and central United States
dwarf maple, Rocky-mountain maple, Acer glabrumsmall maple of northwestern North America
hedge maple, field maple, Acer campestreshrubby Eurasian maple often used as a hedge
moosewood, moose-wood, striped maple, striped dogwood, goosefoot maple, Acer pennsylvanicummaple of eastern North America with striped bark and large two-lobed leaves clear yellow in autumn
mountain maple, mountain alder, Acer spicatumsmall shrubby maple of eastern North America
pointed-leaf maple, Acer argutumsmall shrubby Japanese plant with leaves having 5 to 7 acuminate lobes
red maple, scarlet maple, swamp maple, Acer rubrummaple of eastern and central America
silver maple, Acer saccharinumA common North American maple tree
sugar maple, rock maple, Acer saccharummaple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form
sycamore, great maple, scottish maple, Acer pseudoplatanusEurasian maple tree with pale grey bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree
vine maple, Acer circinatumsmall maple of northwestern North America having prostrate stems that root freely and form dense thickets
Broaderangiospermous tree, flowering treeAny tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
Substancesmaplewood of any of various maple trees
Spanisharce
Catalanauró

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