from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A medium-sized eastern North American maple (Acer rubrum) having reddish twigs and buds.
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- n. A tree of the species Acer rubrum
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a species of maple (Acer rubrum). See Maple.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. maple of eastern and central America; five-lobed leaves turn scarlet and yellow in autumn
From the reddish color of its flowers, petioles, twigs and seeds, which distinguish it from other maples. (Wiktionary)