Definition of maple leaf in English:

maple leaf

Syllabification: ma·ple leaf

noun

  • The leaf of the maple, used as an emblem of Canada.
    More example sentences
    • Their logo incorporates a maple leaf resembling Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's tiara.
    • So is there hope that a Union Flag could join the maple leaf and the five-ring Olympic insignia as a bodily adornment?
    • Whether it's fun in the sun or seminars in a hotel, no one needs a maple leaf sewn onto their backpack to attend any of the Canada day events.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

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