Definition of sugar maple in English:

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sugar maple

Pronunciation: /ˈSHo͝oɡər ˌmāpəl/


A North American maple, from the sap of which maple sugar and maple syrup are made. Also called rock maple.
  • Acer saccharum, family Aceraceae.
Example sentences
  • They say that the principal tree is the one that gives of its blood for our enjoyment; that's maple syrup from the sugar maple.
  • You'll notice indicators of this season, such as the blooming of cornelian cherry and sugar maple.
  • Walnut trees can also grow in small groups or as scattered specimens mixed with American elm, hackberry, boxelder, sugar maple, green and white ash, basswood, red oak, and hickory.

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Syllabification: sug·ar ma·ple

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