Acer

noun
\ˈāsər, ˈäˌke(ə)r\

Definition of Acer 

: a widely distributed genus of trees and shrubs (family Aceraceae) having simple or compound leaves, polygamous or dioecious flowers, and winged fruits — see box elder, maple

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First Known Use of Acer

1567, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acer

New Latin, from Latin, maple tree; akin to Old High German, Old Saxon, & Middle Low German ahorn maple tree, Old Danish ær, Greek akastos, a maple tree, akarna laurel, and probably to Latin acer sharp

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