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red maple

noun
1.
a tree, Acer rubrum, of eastern North America, growing in moist soil and usually having red flowers and leaves that turn bright red in autumn.
Also called swamp maple.
Origin of red maple
1760-1770
An Americanism dating back to 1760-70
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