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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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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)


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