Definition of acer in English:

acer

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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪsə
 
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noun

A Eurasian or North American deciduous tree or shrub of a genus which includes the maples and the European sycamore.
  • Genus Acer, family Aceraceae: numerous species
More example sentences
  • The beds are planted with a wide range of trees and shrubs, including acers, camellias, rhododendrons, oaks and beeches, beneath which grow choice perennials and bulbs.
  • Six acres of grounds with herbaceous plants, shrubs, climbers and trees including cedars, wellingtonias, acers, oaks and rhododendrons, wild flower walk and terraced lawns leading to a series of lakes.
  • The trees include willow, cherry, poplar, acers, larch, ash, birch, sycamore, elder and sitka spruce.

Origin

from Latin, 'maple'.

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