swamp maple

noun

Origin:
1660–70, Americanism

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swamp maple

(Acer rubrum), large, irregularly narrow tree of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae), cultivated for its shade and spectacular autumn colour. It is one of the most common trees in its native eastern North America.

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