Definition of snakebark maple in English:

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snakebark maple

Pronunciation: /ˈsnākbärk ˌmāp(ə)l/

noun

A maple tree with longitudinal pale stripes on the bark.
Example sentences
  • The David Maple is widely considered to be the most attractive of the stribebark or snakebark maples.
  • A wonderful addition to the Japanese-inspired garden are snakebark maples whose striped green bark looks like garter snakes.
  • There are trees with beautiful barks such as snakebark maples and birches, and species that will thrive in containers, hollies, bay laurel and dwarf conifers.

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Syllabification: snake·bark ma·ple

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