Definition of striped maple in English:

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striped maple

noun

A compact North American maple with large leaves and vertically striped bark. Also called moosewood (so named because moose often feed on the bark during severe winters).
  • Acer pennsylvanicum, family Aceraceae
Example sentences
  • The third association, with little groundcover, occurs on a relatively steep north-facing slope that is distinguished by canopy chestnut oak and subcanopy striped maple.
  • Because of their minor combined relative importance, white pine and striped maple were excluded from the DCA ordination.
  • Of secondary importance are green ash and striped maple.

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Syllabification: striped ma·ple

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