bigleaf maple

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

Origin of bigleaf maple

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; big1 + leaf
Also called Oregon maple. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018