oregon-maple

Oregon maple

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bigleaf maple

[big-leef]
noun
a tree, Acer macrophyllum, of western North America, having large, deeply lobed leaves and fragrant yellow flowers in drooping clusters.
Also called Oregon maple.


Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; big1 + leaf

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