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silver maple

Syllabification: sil·ver ma·ple

Definition of silver maple in English:

noun

A maple of eastern North America with leaves that are silvery underneath.
  • Acer saccharinum, family Aceraceae
Example sentences
  • Other species such as the silver maple are known to have weak wood that is susceptible to damage in ice storms or heavy winds.
  • Floodplain forest is thick with green ash, American elm, sycamore, cottonwood, and silver maple, with box elder near the water's edge.
  • This condition is most common in pin oak and silver maple but can occur in many other tree and shrub species.

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