- any tree or shrub of the genus Acer, often cultivated for their brightly coloured foliageSee also maple
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Examples from the Web for acer
Growing out of fissures of the bark and wood of Hickory, Acer, etc.
Growing on the outer surface of the bark of Acer, Fagus, etc.
The occasional forms in 'er' and 'il' will have similar power (acer, basil).Proserpina, Volume 1
It is the dwarf maple (Acer glabrum) of the Northwest coast.American Forest Trees
Henry H. Gibson
If you have been careful in your search you will finally stop at Acer saccharum.Michigan Trees
Charles Herbert Otis