silver maple

noun
1.
a maple, Acer saccharinum, having leaves that are light green above and silvery white beneath.
2.
the hard, close-grained wood of this tree, used for making furniture.

Origin:
1755–65

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silver maple
 
n
a North American maple tree, Acer saccharinum, having five-lobed leaves that are green above and silvery-white beneath

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silver maple

(Acer saccharinum), large, spreading tree, of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae), popular as a rapid-growing shade tree. Native to eastern North America, it is widely cultivated elsewhere.

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Example sentences
The mocker's nest is high above in the silver maple tree, and he is brooking no
  interference.
Quite conspicuous on silver maple is the woolly alder aphid which is covered
  with white woolly threads.
The former cropland acreage is naturally regenerating with silver maple, willow
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Tree species which dominate the habitat includes silver maple with some red
  ash, swamp white oak, and slippery elm.
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