Definition of snakebark maple in English:

snakebark maple

Syllabification: snake·bark ma·ple
Pronunciation: /ˈsnākˌbärk ˌmāpəl
 
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noun

  • A maple tree with longitudinal pale stripes on the bark.
    • Genus Acer, family Aceraceae: several species, in particular A. davidii of eastern Asia and the striped maple of North America
    More 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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