Definition of acer in English:

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acer

Pronunciation: /ˈeɪsə/

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.
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'.

Words that rhyme with acer

bracer, chaser, debaser, embracer, facer, macer, mesa, pacer, placer, racer, spacer, tracer

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