HyperDic: sugar_maple

English > 1 sense of the expression sugar maple:
NOUNplantsugar 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
English > sugar maple: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningmaple 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; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies.
Synonymsrock maple, Acer saccharum
BroadermapleAny of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs
Spanishacer saccharum
Catalanacer saccharum, Acer saccharum, auró del sucre, sugar maple

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