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Noun: maple  mey-pul
  1. Any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
  2. Wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring

Derived forms: maples

Type of: angiospermous tree, flowering tree, wood

Part of: Acer, genus Acer

Encyclopedia: Maple, Sarah