Maple – meaning of the word and example

A type of large tree that grows in northern areas of the world, or the wood of this tree. (Cambridge Dictionary)

maple or a maple tree is a tree with five-pointed leaves which turn bright red or gold in autumn. (Collins Dictionary)

Any of a genus (Acer of the family Aceraceae, the maple family) of chiefly deciduous trees or shrubs with opposite leaves and a fruit of two united samaras. (Merriam – Webster)

A tree or shrub with lobed leaves, winged fruits, and colourful autumn foliage, grown as an ornamental or for its timber or syrupy sap. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

In the Garden: Japanese Maples.

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