bird's-eye maple


noun

a cut of sugar maple wood used especially for veneers, having a wavy grain with many dark, circular markings.

Nearby words

  1. bird's eye view,
  2. bird's mouth,
  3. bird's nest,
  4. bird's-eye,
  5. bird's-eye chilli,
  6. bird's-eye primrose,
  7. bird's-foot,
  8. bird's-foot trefoil,
  9. bird's-foot violet,
  10. bird's-nest

Origin of bird's-eye maple

First recorded in 1785–95

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