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  • n. A relatively small maple, Acer circinatum, found in western North America, resembling the Japanese maple, often grown as an ornamental.

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  • n. small maple of northwestern North America having prostrate stems that root freely and form dense thickets

Etymologies

From the spreading, twisting growth habit of its branches. (Wiktionary)

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