bigleaf maple

[ big-leef ]
/ ˈbɪgˌlif /

noun

a tree, Acer macrophyllum, of western North America, having large, deeply lobed leaves and fragrant yellow flowers in drooping clusters.

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What does “blatherskite” mean?
Also called Oregon maple.

Origin of bigleaf maple

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; big1 + leaf
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