silver maple

noun
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of silver maple

1 : a common maple (Acer saccharinum) of eastern North America with deeply cut 5-lobed leaves that are light green above and silvery white below
2 : the hard close-grained but brittle light brown wood of the silver maple

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1765

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