Definitions

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  • adj. resembling maple

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Older ports are characterized by the maple-like compound sotolon and other sweetly aromatic compounds, likely products of browning reactions, which are also found in botrytized wines and sherries.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The plane's maple-like leaf acerifolia , literally has been the symbol of the Parks Department for 75 years.

    The Roman Roots of Gotham's London Plane

  • Residents of New York City received a lesson in the complex nature of molecules when the source of a pervasive maple-like scent that periodically invaded local neighborhoods was revealed as fenugreek.

    Eye on Smell Culture: Fenugreek

  • Lovely from early spring through fall, its slender trunk and nicely layered, widely-spaced branches stand out beautifully against the large, dark green, maple-like lobed foliage.

    Food In the Garden « Fairegarden

  • I allowed as to how I thought they were sycamores; she looked at the leaves and noticed how maple-like they were.

    Plane trees and Pratt

  • I chose the dark maple-like aroma of immortelle everlasting flowers to play the lead role in this romantic, aromatic harmony.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • It's also incredibly easy to grow and an attractive addition to the garden with its maple-like leaves and tidy growth pattern.

    Chaya, the Maya miracle plant

  • York although not growing large; foliage maple-like; a characteristic tree of the South.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Try it with a side of fresh lotus root $8.50, blasted with a maple-like syrup of sugar and rice vinegar.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Try it with a side of fresh lotus root ($8.50), blasted with a maple-like syrup of sugar and rice vinegar.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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