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swamp maple

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noun
  1. red maple.

Origin of swamp maple

An Americanism dating back to 1660–70
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Historical Examples

  • Maple-swamps: We generally speak of the swamp-maple, which grows in low ground, and has particularly brilliant foliage in autumn.

    The Vision of Sir Launfal

    James Russell Lowell